How new is Iceland’s new government?

Government Offices in Reykjavik.

Government Offices in Reykjavik. Photo: Iceland Monitor/Ómar Óskarsson

Following an announcement by Iceland’s governing coalition last night, Icelandic media have heralded the arrival of a new Icelandic government today.

The two parties of the coalition (the Independence Party and the Progressive Party) agreed yesterday to continue to work together and to continue to divide the ministries up between them in the same way as before.

As can be seen below, the names and faces of the team running Iceland has not considerably changed...


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