Denmark defiant on Greenland after Trump cancels state visit

Posted on AllSides August 21st, 2019
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Denmark, Greenland, Donald Trump

Denmark's prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, says she is "annoyed and surprised" after Donald Trump cancelled his visit over the future of Greenland.

"Our preparations were well under way," she said, adding she had been looking forward to meeting the US president.

Ms Frederiksen reiterated that the island of Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory, was "not for sale".

Mr Trump was scheduled to visit on 2 September, at the invitation of Denmark's Queen Margrethe II.

But last week, President Trump suggested that his administration was interested in buying Greenland - a...

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