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Icelandic parliament passes resolution for long-term support to Ukraine until 2028

30 April, 2024 Tuesday
12:50

On Tuesday, April 30, the Icelandic Parliament overwhelmingly approved a resolution proposed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs outlining Iceland's commitment to supporting Ukraine from 2024 to 2028

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This information comes from the government of Iceland's official website.

"Strong support for Ukraine is the most important security issue facing Iceland and Europe. The international legal system, on which our security and standard of living are based, is threatened by Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine. We must therefore contribute to the defense of Ukraine in a decisive and concrete way," stated Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir, Iceland's Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The resolution focuses on providing assistance in various areas, including maintaining Ukraine's independence, sovereignty, borders, and the security of its civilian population, as well as offering humanitarian aid and support for reconstruction efforts.

The government stressed that Iceland's support for Ukraine should be comparable in scope to that of other Nordic countries within the policy areas covered by the resolution.

  • On April 15, during his journey to the Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal met with the Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs to discuss support for Ukraine.
     
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