Young pretender

Europe's youngest prime minister insists he is not in the shadow of the predecessor.

The way many describe him, Igor Lukšic would make the ideal son-in-law, were he not already a married father of two. He is smart, handsome, honest, is not a womaniser, is always pleasant and has impeccable manners. He has a great job too, although it is true that, since this consists of being the prime minister of Montenegro, his prospects for promotion are somewhat limited. On the other hand, his pre-decessor, Milo Djukanovic, dominated the country from 1989 until he handed over the reins late last year, so, if he plays his cards right, Lukšic could be in the saddle for a good few years to come.

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