Estonia's new government ready

  • 2003-04-10
  • Aleksei Gunter
TALLINNEstonia's Parliament approved Res Publica party leader Juhan Parts as the country's new prime minister on April 7. Parts will present his Cabinet to President Arnold Ruutel, who is expected to swear the new government in later this week.Parts, 36, won the nomination by a vote of 60-27 and six abstentions.His Cabinet, which was approved by Res Publica's party congress last weekend, includes: Tartu University biology professor Toivo Maimets as the minister of education and science; former Tallinn Mayor and businessman Tonis Palts as finance minister; former director of the State Audit ...
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