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Kaja Kallas to become Estonia's first female prime minister
Kaja Kallas
Kaja Kallas Credit: Raul Mee (EU2017EE Estonian Presidency) (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0)

Estonia’s two biggest political parties clinched a deal on Sunday to form a new government led by Kaja Kallas replacing, the previous Cabinet that collapsed into a corruption scandal earlier this month. Kallas will become the first female prime minister in the Baltic country’s history.

Kaja Kallas has a law degree from the University of Tartu and a master’s degree in business administration from the Estonian Business School. She is the daughter of Siim Kallas, former prime minister of Estonia.