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Iceland and Denmark to develop defense cooperation

Icelandic and Danish officials met in Reykjavík yesterday to discuss increased cooperation on defense between the two nations. At the meeting it became clear that both parties are willing to further develop defense cooperation.

Yesterday’s meeting was the second in which Iceland and Denmark laid out plans on how the two nations could further cooperate on defense. The first meeting was held in Copenhagen shortly before Christmas. Morgunbladid reports.

According to Grétar Már Sigurdsson, director of Iceland’s Foreign Ministry, Iceland and Denmark also discussed the secure zone at Keflavík airport and reviewed its facilities.

Sigurdsson said Iceland and Denmark would continue defense discussion at future meetings.

Click here to read about a meeting between Iceland and Norway on a similar matter.

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