Iceland Foreign Minister submits Application for EU to Sweden today

eu map 2Ossur Skarphedinsson, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Iceland, handed over the membership application for the Republic of Iceland to join the European Union today at a meeting at 10:45am Swedish time. They had a formal party and small celebration in Sweden this morning during the handing over and submission of the EU application.

This year Sweden holds the European Union chair for the next 6 months and will process Iceland’s membership application as a high priority.

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