Norway and Iceland latest to agree with UK on No Deal Brexit citizen rights

An agreement has been reached between Brexit Britain and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway on citizens’ rights that will cover a No Deal Brexit.

In a statement, the Icelandic government said today: “The agreement protects the rights of EEA EFTA citizens living in the UK and British citizens living in the EEA EFTA states, providing certainty that they can continue to do so in the event of a No Deal Brexit.”

They added that: “This means that citizens’ residence rights have been secured regardless of the outcome of the negotiations between the EU and the UK.”

Norway’s Justice Minister, Tor Mikkel Wara, said that: “We hope Britain will have an orderly exit from the European Union. We must however be prepared for Britain choosing to leave the EU without a deal.”

And the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs: “An agreement on citizens‘ rights has been reached between Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, and the UK should the UK leave the EU without a deal.

“The agreement protects the rights of EEA EFTA citizens living in the UK and British citizens living in the EEA EFTA states.”

A number of other European countries have also guaranteed the rights of Brits post-Brexit, including the Netherlands, DenmarkSpain, and Portugal.

The UK also recently signed a bilateral agreement with Chile that “will see British businesses and consumers benefiting from preferential trading arrangements with Chile after we leave the European Union”. Funny how these sensible steps forward aren’t being reported much as the Remainstream media ramp up Project Fear…

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