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Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called the international shopping intention of US authorities to buy belonging to the Danish island of Greenland, reports TASS.
According to Peskov, Russia will not intervene in this situation.
Earlier, on 21 August, the newspaper The Washington Post reported that the United States discussed the possibility to pay an annual Danish subsidy as part of the transaction for the purchase of Greenland in the amount of $ 600 million. In addition, addressed the issue of lump-sum payment of large sums of Denmark as an incentive for the transfer of the island.
On 16 August it became known that the President of the United States Donald trump is considering the purchase of Greenland. It was noted that this idea was discussed with his advisers, who found the plan economically viable. Later, the American leader confirmed the interest in purchasing the island and compared the possible purchase of the large transaction on acquisition of real estate. The Prime Minister of Denmark refused to discuss the sale of autonomy. After that, trump has canceled scheduled for early September visit to Copenhagen.
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