Minister of Justice Björn Bjarnason has called for discussions on whether it has become necessary to found a secret service in Iceland. This is revealed in a speech he gave at the East Reykjavík Rotary Club and which is published in full on his website, www.bjorn.is. Visir online reports.
In the speech, Bjarnason says he plans to initiate discussions about a secret service and reiterates that it is necessary for there to be political consensus on the matter. He also reveals that his ministry has already consulted with experts within the European Union in connection with the founding of such a secret service.