Laar again at the helm of Pro Patria Union

  • 1998-10-29
  • Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - They say that when Mart Laar became prime minister at the age of 32, members of his government were sometimes prevented from entering meetings because they looked too young to be handling state affairs. After a few years in the wilderness, Laar is older and wiser and looking set to make a dramatic comeback on the political scene. Members of the Pro Patria Union at their congress Oct. 24, reelected Laar as chairman of the party. Laar beat his only rival, Toivo Jurgenson, with a convincing 325 to 182 votes. Jurgenson had led the party since its merger with the National Independence ...
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