Iceland's Longest-Serving PM Announces Candidacy for President

Iceland’s former Prime Minister David Oddsson, who served as the head of state for 13 years and was once the nation’s top banker, announced he is planning to run for the country’s presidency.

“I think that there should be one more course on the presidential menu,” Oddsson said in an interview with radio station Bylgjan. “My experience may come in use in this job.”

Oddsson will join 12 other candidates that are challenging incumbent President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, who is seeking his sixth four-year term in elections due to take place in June.

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