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27.9.2016 Ministry for Foreign Affairs Iceland and Baltic States mark 25th anniversary of reestablishment of diplomatic relations

The Foreign Ministers of the three Baltic States and Iceland attended a signing ceremony yesterday in Reykjavík,  to mark the 25th anniversary of the reestablishment of diplomatic relations and Iceland's recognition of independence of the Baltic State

22.9.2016 Ministry for Foreign Affairs UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ratified by Iceland

Iceland's Parliament has unanimously adopted the Foreign Minister's proposal  to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

21.9.2016 Ministry for Foreign Affairs Iceland ratifies the Paris Agreement

During a high-level UN event in New York, marking the entry into force of the United Nations Paris Agreement, Iceland's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lilja Alfreðsdóttir, announced today that Iceland has formally ratified the Agreement.