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Estonia Prime Minister Kallas Gets Mandate From President to Form New Government

Kaja Kallas

Kaja Kallas

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas received a mandate from President Alar Karis to form a new administration after she clinched a coalition deal last week.

Kallas has called for the Estonian parliament, which is on summer recess, to convene for a special session on Friday to vote on the new coalition, the government said in a statement on Thursday.