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Pompeo pulls Greenland meeting with Danish foreign minister

16:30, Thursday, 22 August, 2019
Pompeo pulls Greenland meeting with Danish foreign minister

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday put off a visit to Greenland, citing pressing business in Washington. Pompeo was scheduled to visit Greenland's capital Nuuk and to make a second stop to see New York Air National Guard troops deployed to assist climate research, part of a push to show the US commitment to the Arctic.

Greenland is an autonomous territory of Denmark, whose foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, had been set to meet Pompeo in Nuuk.

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