Iceland-China resort deal stirs controversy

Iceland's government divided over a plan to sell a large area of the island to a Chinese tycoon.

    Iceland's government is divided over a plan to sell a large area of the island to a Chinese tycoon. 

    Huang Nubo has a preliminary agreement to buy a remote area of land for almost $9m to build a resort.

    But there are concerns the deal is a cover for China to gain a strategic foothold in the area.

    Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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