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Despite on-going accession negotiations, EU membership for Iceland is far from a certainty

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Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
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  • Jn Political Institutions (Europe)
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  • Agricultural Science
  • Economics

Abstract

In spite of the Eurozone crisis, the EU’s negotiations with potential accession countries continue. Benjamin Leruth looks at Iceland’s prospects for accession, finding that three years after accession talks began, the majority of Icelanders are not in favour of joining the EU. Disputes over economic, agricultural, and fisheries policies present significant challenges to the negotiations, and may yet fuel opposition parties’ calls for a referendum on Iceland’s accession.

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