"Blinken in Iceland for Climate Talks, Arctic Council Meeting"

"U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Reykjavik, Iceland, for talks on climate change and to take part in an Arctic Council ministerial meeting.

The State Department said in his meetings Tuesday with Icelandic President Gudni Johannesson and Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir, Blinken would discuss “U.S.-Icelandic priorities related to climate change, human rights, bilateral cooperation, and the Arctic.”

His schedule Tuesday also includes a tour of a geothermal plant in Reykjavik."

VOA News had the story May 18, 2021.


"Blinken To Head North On Arctic Trip" (NPR)

"Blinken Brings Biden’s Anti-Trump Climate Policy to Iceland" (AP)

Source: VOA News, 05/18/2021