New Minister for Foreign Affairs





A new Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, took office on Thursday 23 May 2013, replacing Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson who has held the position since 1 February 2009.

Mr. Sveinsson has been member of the Icelandic Parliament (the Althingi) since 2009, chairman of the parliamentary group of the Progressive Party since 2009 and member of the Foreign Affairs Committee 2011-2013.

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