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Danish PM ‘surprised’ by Trump cancelling state visit

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she "regrets" and is "surprised" by US President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his state visit to Denmark after the country's government told the US president its autonomous territory Greenland was not for sale.

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