July 1, 2016

ALONG THE ANGLOSPHERE:

US and Iceland Sign Defense Agreement (VALA HAFSTAD, 6/30/16, Icelandic Review)

Yesterday, Iceland and the US signed a joint agreement regarding cooperation in the area of defense. The agreement was signed in Reykjavík and Washington, DC, by Iceland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Lilja Alfreðsdóttir and US Deputy Secretary of Defense Roberto O. Worke. The agreement is an addendum to an agreement signed between the two countries in 2006.

The joint declaration states that the security environment in Europe and the North Atlantic region has changed since the US and Iceland signed a joint understanding in 2006, which remains valid, and continues to shape their bilateral defense relationship. The he purpose of the new agreement is to strengthen the basis for future cooperation.

Posted by at July 1, 2016 5:58 PM

  

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