Iceland in the United States

Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Iceland. The mission of the Embassy of Iceland in Washington D.C. is to promote the political, security, economic and cultural relations between Iceland and the US. Here you can find information on the Embassy´s work, Icelandic-US relations and on Iceland in general.

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25.07.2016 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Situation in Turkey very serious
„The Icelandic government has followed recent events in Turkey very closely and expresses its concerns about the situation, which has become very serious“, says Lilja Alfredsdóttir, Minister for Foreign Affairs. „Developments in Turkey during this last week have been both rapid and unpredictable and Iceland calls for calm and reconciliation,”
29.06.2016 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Joint Declaration between Iceland and the United States on security and defense affairs
The declaration stipulates continued support of the United States to the NATO air surveillance mission in Iceland and rotational presence of ASWs, close consultations on security and defense affairs, maintainance and operation of defense facilities, information exchange and practical cooperation in the fields of search and rescue and disaster relief.
24.06.2016 • MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Reactions to UK's decision to leave the EU
During its meeting earlier today the Government of Iceland discussed the results of the British referendum on European Union membership and UK's decision to leave the EU
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