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Solid foundations of Iceland's foreign policy - 19.3.2015

Today Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs, presented his annual report to Parliament on Foreign and International affairs.

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Foreign Minister reiterates that sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine must be respected - 18.3.2015

Reiteration by Minister Sveinsson as one year has passed since the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia.

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Government considers Iceland no longer an EU candidate - 12.3.2015

Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson today met with his Latvian counterpart Edgars Rinkevics, who currently holds the Presidency of the EU, announcing that the Government considers that Iceland is no longer a candidate country and requests the EU to act in accordance with this from now on.

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Humanitarian assistance to Malawi due to floods - 2.2.2015

Iceland will donate approx. 75,000 US dollars in humanitarian assistance to Malawi. The funds will be channeled through Unicef and used to assist those affected by the recent floods.  MORE...

Barbershop Conference to rally men and boys to uphold gender equality - 9.1.2015

The Conference will bring together politicians, diplomats, celebrities and gender equality campaigners to discuss gender equality and how men need to be a part of this important discourse MORE...