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U.S. Financial Aid Offer to Greenland Causes Outrage in Denmark

Houses sit in Nuuk, Greenland. 

Houses sit in Nuuk, Greenland. 

Photographer: Joe Raedle/Getty Images 

A U.S. offer of financial support to Greenland has caused outrage in the Danish parliament, with some members describing it as an act of “extremely provocative” meddling.

Greenland’s status has become a sensitive topic in Denmark since August, when President Donald Trump offered to buy the world’s largest island, which is a semi-autonomous part of the Kingdom.