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Manchester terror attack - Prime Minister of Iceland expresses his condolences to the British Prime Minister - 23.5.2017

On behalf of the Government of Iceland I express my deepest condolences in the wake of the heinous attack that took place in Manchester last night .


Iceland Lifts Capital Controls - 12.3.2017

The Government of Iceland today announces that capital controls on the country's individuals, firms, and pension funds have been lifted with effect on Tuesday. The removal of the capital controls, which stabilised the currency and economy during the country's unprecedented financial crash, represents the completion of Iceland's return to international financial markets.


New Icelandic Government - government of Mr. Bjarni Benediktsson takes office - 11.1.2017

Government of Mr. Bjarni Benediktsson

A Government of the Independence Party, the Reform Party and Bright Future has been formed and took office today. Eleven ministers will take seat in the Government, six from the Independence Party, three from the Reform Party and two from Bright Future.