Incoming Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson

Incoming Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson

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Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, seen here right, who will take over as prime minister this week, has decided that a January decision to freeze EU membership talks will be extended indefinitely, his political adviser Johannes Thor Skulason said.