TITLE

New Coalition To Be Formed

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;May2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the plan of Estonian Prime Minister-designate Andrus Ansip to establish a new government following the resignation of the Res Publica (ResP)-led government in March 2005. President Arnold Ruutel has nominated Reform Party (RP) leader Ansip on March 24, 2005, following the resignation of Juhan Parts and the termination of his government. ResP, the Estonian People's Union (EPU), and RP issued a no-confidence motion on Justice Minister Ken-Marti Vaher, which contributed to the collapse of the government. Ansip has until mid-April to establish a new government. It is expected to be a rainbow coalition, which is composed of the right-wing RP, and the center-left Centre Party, and the rurally-oriented EPU.
ACCESSION #
16695929

 

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