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UK and Iceland Bilateral Discussions

British government officials met with representatives of the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

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UK and Iceland Bilateral Discussions

The meeting took place in London on 27 and 28 November for formal bilateral discussions on subjects including International trade, the Arctic, and Security.

The Icelandic delegation, led by Hogni Kristjansson, Director General of Trade and Economic Affairs, met with representatives from a number of government departments including the Foreign Office, the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

UK and Iceland Bilateral Discussions
Pictured (left to right) : Ingibjorg Davidsdottir (Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Iceland); Gavin Crockard (Foreign and Commonwealth Office); Dan Carruthers (Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Reykjavik); Thordur Oskarsson (Icelandic Ambassador to the UK); Hogni Kristjansson (Director General for External Trade and Economic Affairs, Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs); Alyson King (Foreign and Commonwealth Office).

They also met with the Prime Minister’s Trade and Investment Envoy for the Nordic Baltic region, Mark Prisk MP, to discuss opportunities for furthering business links between the two countries.

Published 9 December 2014