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Iceland’s P.M. decided to resign after Panama Papers revelations

Iceland’s prime minister, following revelations about him in the Panama Papers, stepped down Tuesday after President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson declined to immediately dissolve Parliament and pave the way for snap elections. Ingi Jóhannsson, the minister of agriculture and fishing, told RUV, the broadcaster, that Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson had resigned as prime minister. Jóhannsson said Gunnlaugsson would remain the chairman of the ...

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Interview of the Minister for Finance of Iceland with iTIMES

Iceland has been characterized by many as the example for countries affected by the economic crisis- and not unfairly so. Within a relatively short time period and through strong policy actions and reforms, the small country of northern Europe has overcome the nightmare of the Memorandum. The economic crash that the country suffered was unprecedented and yet eight years later ...

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