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    Iceland's Jakobsdottir, Germany's Merkel Hold Press Conference After Nordic Countries’ PM's Meeting

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    Iceland's Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are holding a joint press conference following an annual meeting of prime ministers of Nordic countries.

    Merkel is the guest of honour during the meeting of the Nordic leaders. It is Merkel's first visit to Iceland as chancellor.

    The Nordic club of countries includes Finland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Their leaders will gather in the Icelandic capital on Tuesday to discuss the future of their bloc and the Arctic and address climate issues.
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