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Trump turns up the heat on Denmark over NATO spending, according to Greenland offer spurned

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President Trump hints at the shift in his meeting with the Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen to your reaction to his interest in the purchase of Greenland.

If Denmark tries a hard bargain for Greenland, President of trump turning to a familiar playbook to make the deal.

First, he went away. Now, he’s playing hardball.

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According to the Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen refused to sell, the semi-Autonomous territory – a scenario that was reported only recently, may or may not be serious, and is not considered in the rule, such as in a space somewhere between the absurd and strategically brilliant – Trump canceled a trip to Denmark and then cut off to pull in the country on Wednesday his weight with the NATO expenditure.

Trump claimed that in view of Denmark’s wealth, they should contribute far more, especially in comparison with what give the USA.

“For the record, Denmark is the only expenses to 1.35% of GDP for NATO. They are a wealthy country and should be at 2%. We protect Europe, and yet only 8 of the 28 NATO countries are in the 2% mark. The United States is in a much, much higher level than the” Trump tweeted on Wednesday afternoon.

The President has long put under pressure to commit other NATO countries, on the defense spend. He said that by his attention to the matter, other NATO countries have promised US $ 100 billion more, but is “still far from what you should pay for the incredible military protection.”

The President shared a graph showing that the US spends nearly 3.5 percent of the GDP of the country, with the highest being Greece at 2.24 percent. The graph shows that most countries have increased their percentages in the past five years, while the United States was able to reduce its commitment while still far ahead of the other.

In April, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg trump credited for the increase in military resources between NATO countries.

“Nato countries need more money for defense. This was the clear message of President Trump,” he said. “And this news is a real influence.”

Trump was originally planning a trip to Denmark, but Tuesday’s aborted said, according to Frederiksen, Greenland was for sale and called the idea “absurd.”

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“Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on the Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen comments that you have no interest in the discussion on the purchase of Greenland, I’m going to move our meeting scheduled in two weeks for another time,” Trump tweeted.

“The Prime Minister was able to save a lot of cost and effort for the United States and Denmark, the fact that you so directly,” he added. “I thank her and look forward to rescheduling some time in the future!”

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Trump has defended the idea, Recalling that President Harry Truman also contemplated.

The President personally criticized Frederiksen, calls your answer is “evil.” In the speech in front of the White house Wednesday, he referred to your statement to say “not very nice way, a bit,” and said, “you talk with the United States, the way, at least for me.”

Fox News Gregg Re contributed to this report.

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