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Adam Taylor – Ólafur Ragnur Grímsson : Iceland’s President – FULL TRANSCRIPT: Iceland’s President Explains Why The World Needs To Rethink Its Addiction To Finance – 14 April 2012

Here’s the full transcript of our interview with Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, who has been President of Iceland since 1996, and announced last month he would be running for a fifth term. Keep reading to hear his thoughts on Iceland’s recovery, and how a large financial sector can ruin the world.

How has life in Iceland changed since the meltdown?

It’s very difficult to give a short description of how life has changed. It’s absolutely clear in Iceland, like many other countries, the financial crisis came as a profound shock, not only to the financial institutions, but also to ordinary people, the economy…

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