Blinken to visit Iceland in May 19-20, attend Arctic Council meeting: State Department

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to visit Iceland on May 19-20 to participate in a meeting of the Arctic Council, State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.

Blinken has held a phone call with his Icelandic counterpart Gudlaugur Thordarson on Monday and the two ministers discussed Blinken's planned trip to Rejkjavik, Price said.

(Reporting by Daphne Psaledakis and Humeyra Pamuk, Editing by Franklin Paul)