Comments on: Iceland says no http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/03/06/iceland-says-no/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Unsympathetic http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/03/06/iceland-says-no/comment-page-1/#comment-12501 Mon, 08 Mar 2010 14:27:42 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=2859#comment-12501 Felix, you could report that Iceland is, in fact, keeping its treaty obligations with the EU. This “deal” is nothing more than the UK whining about how they deserve special treatment. Make no mistake about it: The EU proscribes an FDIC-style of protection for individual accounts.. up to a certain value, and over that everything’s gone. The “deal” described in your article is only sent to the Iceland citizenry because the UK is demanding that Iceland guarantee ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of deposits.

The blame lies with the UK’s politicians, not with Iceland. This is definitively not “Iceland’s debt” — they never agreed to anything of the sort.

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By: johnhhaskell http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/03/06/iceland-says-no/comment-page-1/#comment-12485 Sun, 07 Mar 2010 20:00:36 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=2859#comment-12485 The danger of turning down this deal is that IMF witch doctors may stop offering Iceland their medicine of bleedings and leeches… wait a minute, that’s a problem?!

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By: Zardoz http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/03/06/iceland-says-no/comment-page-1/#comment-12476 Sun, 07 Mar 2010 02:01:07 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=2859#comment-12476 I’m having a cod wars déjà vu moment here.

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