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Bankers to Testify Before Court Today

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Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir, former Minister for Foreign Affairs, will be the first one to take the stand before Landsdómur Court today, in the case of the state vs. former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde.


ingibjorgsgislad_ipa-sjoIngibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir.
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Next, five former executives of the commercial banks will testify; Sigurður Einarsson, former Chairman of Kaupþing, Lárus Welding, former CEO of Glitnir, Halldór J. Kristjánsson and Sigurjón B. Árnason, former CEOs of Landsbanki, and Björgólfur Guðmundsson, former Chairman of Landsbanki. Stefán Svavarsson, Internal Auditor for the Central Bank, will also testify today, ruv.is reports.

Live updates from the trial will be posted every hour on visir.is along with Twitter posts and detailed news reports, visir.is reports.

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