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Minister of Finance Says Dutch Have Nothing to Fear

In an interview with De Telegraef, the biggest newspaper in Holland, Minister of Finance, Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, said that the Dutch people have nothing to fear, Iceland will pay up the Icesave-bill.

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Minister of Finance, Steingrímur J. Sigfússon. Photo: Páll Kjartansson/Iceland Review

“The Dutch can breathe easily. Their money will be returned,” Sigfússon is quoted.

The minister says that Iceland wants to solve the crisis and pay the obligation. However, such a payment is subject to some conditions.

According to an article in Vidskiptabladid on Thursday the British and Dutch negotiators have offered the Icelandic government the chance to put forward a new offer in the Icesave-dispute. This offer is much better than the “last and final offer” that the countries put forward this spring.

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