Ex-PM Casts Aspersions On Panama Papers

Published July 28, 2016

Former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson has questioned the veracity of the Panama Papers which led to his resignation.

RÚV reports that Sigmundur gave his first extensive interview since dropping virtually out of sight some weeks ago, which he granted again to radio station Útvarp Saga.

Towards the interview’s conclusion, host Arnþrúður Karlsdóttir asked Sigmundur “who was behind the attack against you four months ago,” referring to the Panama Papers leak which implicated him and several other Icelandic politicians, precipitating his resignation.

“I have a pretty good idea, but I think that deserves an entire episode,” he responded. “We can go over that when we get a chance. But there are a lot of interesting things that have come forth regarding this campaign, which was seven months in the making in several countries, to use these documents that [tycoon George] Soros had

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