The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed with Danish Foreign Minister Eppe Kufood and Anne Lone Bagger, the head of the Foreign Ministry of Greenland, the prospect of creating an American consulate in Greenland. Negotiations took place in Washington on November 14.
According to the sources of the authoritative publication Foreign Policy, the American consulate can open in Greenland already in 2020, at least seven diplomats will be working in the consulate. Before, the United States had already opened diplomatic missions in Greenland in 1940 during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. It lasted until 1953, after which it was closed. Now the United States decided to reanimate it.
However, the fact of a visit by representatives of the Danish and Greenland diplomats to Washington (as well as the US proposal to create its own consulate) is puzzling. Indeed, until recently, American President Donald Trump announced his desire to acquire Greenland, which is currently part of Denmark, in the ownership of the United States.( Collapse )