EU opens accession negotiations with Iceland
"The opening of accession negotiations today marks a new chapter in the history of our relations with Iceland. Accession should be a win-win-situation for both sides. For Iceland, this means economic and monetary stability and a voice at the EU decision making tables. For the EU, it means we become stronger in dealing with the Arctic region and in areas such as renewable energy and climate change." said Commissioner Füle on the occassion of the EU opening accession negotiations with Iceland.
More information: link to the press release.