Trump will allocate millions to the consulate in Greenland

Donald Trump will devote 587.000 dollars, equal to four million dollars, to establish an american consulate in Greenland. It appears of a government proposal,

Trump will allocate millions to the consulate in Greenland

Donald Trump will devote 587.000 dollars, equal to four million dollars, to establish an american consulate in Greenland. It appears of a government proposal,

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
20 February 2020 Thursday 10:00
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Trump will allocate millions to the consulate in Greenland

Donald Trump will devote 587.000 dollars, equal to four million dollars, to establish an american consulate in Greenland.

It appears of a government proposal, which the Congress had previously been briefed on. It writes the american media Politico.

the Consulate will be the first permanent american consulate in Greenland.

With the funds it will be able to 'establish a permanent, diplomatic presence in Greenland', as it among the other sounds in the proposal.

Politico writes further that regeringsforslaget by all accounts will be approved in Congress. Greenland has a strategic important location for the UNITED states, says.

the Island's military opportunities and the prospect to be able to extract the rare minerals are some of the reasons that the proposal sounds promising, says an official of the government to the american media.

'it makes It possible to represent the americans who are there, as well as to have a more strategic presence,' says the official.

'It is not expensive... it's a start. And, if anything, signals that we are there,' he adds.


Last year was cancelled by the us president, his visit to Copenhagen, after prime minister Mette Frederiksen rejected a potential sale of Greenland.

Policy - 21. aug. 2019 - at. 02:08 Trump cancels visit in Denmark

Trump had big plans for a purchase of the island, as he is not completely forgotten.

Back in 1940, opened an american consulate in Greenland after nazi germany's occupation of Denmark. A consulate, which, however, closed again in 1953.

In december last year, the Ministry of foreign affairs informing that it had accepted the UNITED states's plans to open a consulate in Nuuk.

Updated: 20.02.2020 10:00
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