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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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Foreign Minister allocates Emergency Aid for Gaza - 22.7.2014

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Appeal to the UN Security Council to find a permanent solution in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict - 22.7.2014

During an open session of the UN Security Council in New York on the political situation in the Middle East, Iceland condemned both the Israeli Defence Force and Hamas and other militant organisations in Gaza for violating international humanitarian law. In her statement to the Security Council,  More...

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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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