The Icesave matter is complex and it is understandable that the issue has been oversimplified by many. Unfortunately some of the basic facts of the matter have been unilaterally interpreted, and sometimes distorted, giving rise to unjustified criticism of the conduct of the Icelandic authorities.
There is a time for everything, also for my time in politics which has been long and eventful. Now I believe it is time for others to take the baton that was passed to me following the crash. I have therefore decided to leave political life at the end of this term.
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|Birth:||4th October, 1942|
Johanna Siguroardottir was born in Reykjavík, Iceland. She is an Icelandic politician and the former Prime Minister of Iceland from 2009-2013. She was appointed as Iceland's Minister of Social Affairs and Social Security, serving from 1987–1994 and 2007–2009. She studied at Commercial College of Iceland. After graduating with her commercial diploma in 1960, she worked as a flight attendant with Loftleiðir. She was active in the trade union movement from early in her professional life. She was also a member of the Board of the Commercial Workers' Union from 1976 to 1983.
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