The Western Balkan nation Montenegro will avoid having to go to a second round for its presidential election after the country's 56-year-old former head of state, Milo Djukanovic, secured a large enough percentage of the electorate to avoid a runoff.

A six-time former prime minister who also served as president from 1998-2002, Djukanovic said his victory in the April 15 vote "confirmed Montenegro's strong determination to continue on its European path."

Djukanovic won the election having c...


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