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Iceland First European Country to Sign Free Trade Agreement with China.

A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Iceland and China was signed on 15 April 2013 in Beijing by Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade of Iceland, and Mr. Gao Hucheng, Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China,

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Due to “5-state consultation” on fishing in the Arctic Ocean - 23.7.2015

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has called the ambassadors of the United States of America, Denmark, Canada, Norway and the Russian Federation to a meeting in the ministry and made observations on the consultation of the five states on fishing in the Arctic Ocean, signed in Oslo last week. More...

New report on Gender Equality in the Arctic - 29.4.2015

A conference report on gender equality has just been published. The report Gender Equality in the Arctic: Current Realities, Future Challenges contains summaries and highlights from an international conference held in Akureyri, Iceland, 30-31 October 2014.  More...

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Minister

Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson

Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson

  • Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade since 23 May 2013
  • Member of the Icelandic Parliament (the Althingi) since 2009
  • Chairman of the parliamentary group of the Progressive Party since 2009
  • Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2011-2013

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