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Trump cancels Denmark trip after PM says Greenland is not for sale

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President says he is postponing meeting with Mette Frederiksen because she was not interested in discussing transactionDonald Trump has cancelled his trip to Denmark and postponed his meeting with the Danish prime minister after she said that Greenland was not for sale.

Speaking on Sunday during a trip to Greenland, Mette Frederiksen called purchasing the island, a semi-autonomous Danish territory, “an absurd discussion”.In a tweet on Tuesday evening, the US president said that since the prime minster had “no interest in discussing the purchase of Greenland”, he had decided to postpone their meeting. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/20/trump-greenland-denmark-mette-frederiksen

Author : Edward Helmore in New York

Publish date : 2019-08-21 01:39:31

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