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The party councils of the opposition, center-right Reform Party and the ruling, left-leaning Center Party were expected to vote in favor of joining a Cabinet headed by Reform's Prime Minister- Designate and chairwoman Kaja Kallas.
Estonia's two biggest political parties say they have clinched a deal to form a new government to be led by a female prime minister for the first time in the Baltic country's history, replacing the previous Cabinet that collapsed into a corruption scandal earlier this month. A joint statement said the Reform Party and the Center Party will form a government that will continue to effectively resolve the Covid-19 crisis, keep Estonia forward- looking a d develop all areas and region of the country.
Earlier this month, President of Estonia, who is expected to appoint Ms Kallas' Cabinet in the next few days, said tackling Estonia's worsening coronavirus situation and the economic turmoil caused by the pandemic should be an immediate priority for the new government.