Chinese Ambassador Jin Zhijian in Iceland Visits Morgunblaðið
2019/05/13

On May 9, Chinese Ambassador Jin Zhijian visited the Icelandic newspaper Morgunblaðið,and met with Editors in Chief Davíð Oddsson and Haraldur Johannessen to discuss about future cooperation.

Ambassador Jin introduced the development of China and bilateral relations, and spoke highly of the important role Morgunblaðið has played as the mainstream media in the Icelandic society. He pointed out that the Chinese Embassy was willing to strengthen cooperation with Morgunblaðið to enhance its understanding of China and help more Icelandic people understand China better, thus the two sides can work together to promote bilateral cooperation and further development of China-Iceland relations.

Mr. Oddsson and Mr. Johannessen welcomed Ambassador Jin to visit Morgunblaðið. They introduced the latest development of the newspaper, website, radio station and printing house of Morgunblaðið and expressed great interests in more exchanges and cooperation with Chinese media and Chinese Embassy. The two sides also exchanged views over heated topics on China-US trade friction, Huawei 5G issue and China's Arctic Policy.

Morgunblaðið was established in 1913. As the most famous mainstream media, Morgunblaðið has great influence in Iceland.