"Potential EU membership is a long-term issue. It’s about the future. This is certainly a very serious crisis that the EU countries are going through. We’ll obviously have to monitor the developments very well, but we certainly hope that the EU will manage its way through this crisis.”
- Stefán Haukur Jóhannesson, Iceland’s chief negotiator in Iceland’s accession talks to join the EU.
My story on the negotiations is in today’s Reykjavík Grapevine. Photo by Alísa Kalyanova