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Restored honour vs. pardoning - 18.9.2017

In the last few days there has been widespread misunderstanding in international media of the Icelandic term “uppreist æru” (restored honour). 

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Sturla Sigurjonsson

Sturla Sigurjonsson new Permanent Secretary of State - 4.9.2017

The Minister for Foreign Affairs has appointed Ambassador Sturla Sigurjonsson as Permanent Secretary of State from 1 September 2017. Ambassador Stefan Haukur Johannesson, who was Permanent Secretary from 2014, will lead ongoing Brexit related assignments until he resumes duties abroad.

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