Iceland one step closer to the EU

Iceland one step closer to the EU


The third meeting for the accession of Iceland to the EU took place today in Brussels. During the Accession Conference, three new chapters opened for negotiations: financial services, statistics and customs union.

Regarding financial services, EU expressed the view that Iceland demonstrates satisfactory progress in line with the existing EU acquis. Furthermore, it makes efforts to fully implement the Directive on deposit-guarantee schemes and the ‘Omnubus I’ Directive, concern...


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