"We believe and so does the IMF that our case can be a role model for some of the countries in crisis now. ... I've met with several leaders over the past years, some from Greece, and many prime ministers have been surprised by our economic turnaround and asked how we did it. ... Becoming more disciplined and lowering state expenses, while at the same time keeping the welfare system strong, is what needs to be done to have wide support from the public for such measures."
Statsminister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir i Reuters om Islands sätt att hantera finanskrisen.