08.05.2006 · The Government

The Faroes aiming for membership in EFTA

Jóannes Eidesgaard, the Prime Minister of the Faroes, has received political endorsement to initiate negotiations for membership in EFTA - European Free Trade Association.

On 4 May 2006, the Prime Minister consulted with the Faroese Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Relations, and a unanimous Committee recommended that the Prime Minister begin membership negotiations with EFTA.  The process to achieve this goal is now underway.