Iceland Premier, Named in Panama Papers, Says He’s Not Quitting

April 6, 2016 3:46 PM

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Iceland Premier, Named in Panama Papers, Says He’s Not Quitting

LONDON — Iceland’s already fragile coalition government was thrown into further uncertainty on Wednesday after the country’s prime minister said he had not resigned but had stepped aside for an “unspecified” period after leaked documents linked him to an offshore company.

The revelation over the weekend about politicians and business people around the world hiding their wealth in secretive shell companies and offshore tax shelters has fanned a public backlash. The details were contained in millions of documents, known as the Panama Papers, from a law firm that were m...

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