Island antwortet auf Icesave-Offerte

Finanzminister Steingrímur J. Sigfússon hat am Montag stellvertretend für die isländische Regierung einen Brief an die Regierungen der Niederlande und Grossbritannien geschickt. Darin dankte er für das Gegenangebot zu den Icesave Kreditkonditionen und erklärte, dass Island bereit sei zu weiteren Verhandlungen.

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Man Seriously Injured After West Island Fire

A man, who is around 30, was taken via helicopter to the Landspítali national hospital in Reykjavík after his home in Stykkishólmur, west Iceland, caught fire on Sunday. He is being kept on a ventilator in the intensive care unit and his condition is serious.

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Iceland Responds to Icesave Counteroffer

Minister of Finance Steingrímur J. Sigfússon sent a letter to the British and Dutch governments yesterday on behalf of the Icelandic government and opposition. He thanked them for their counteroffer on the Icesave loan terms, declaring that Iceland is prepared for further negotiations.

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