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Iceland’s PM Meets Cameron at London Summit

Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir attended a summit with UK Prime Minister David Cameron and the prime ministers of the Nordic and Baltic countries in London this week. The summit began with a dinner at No. 10 Downing Street on Wednesday.

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Prime Minister of Iceland Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir. Photo by Geir Ólafsson.

Cameron stated on Thursday that he hoped increased cooperation could improve the economies in all these countries, and that together they could become leading nations in sustaining economic growth, ruv.is reports.

The economy was discussed from all angles, such as environment protection. According to The Financial Times, Cameron looks at the North Sea as a source of wind power and wants to work towards transferring green energy between countries, Morgunbladid reports.

When asked what Britain could learn from Iceland, Sigurdardóttir replied that she knew Cameron had had a baby in August, stating that if he had been Icelandic, he would be starting his three-month paternity leave around this time, as reported in The Economist.

Click here to see a picture of Sigurdardóttir and Cameron at the summit.

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