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U.S. President Donald Trump has said he is in buying the of Greenland. President Trump said any of the world's second largest island would be like buying property. He said it was, " a large real estate deal... They've got a lot of minerals". He added: "Denmark owns it. We're very good allies with Denmark. We protect Denmark like we protect large portions of the world. So the came up and I said, 'Certainly I'd be [interested].' Strategically, it's interesting and we'd be interested but we'll talk to them a bit." Mr Trump said buying Greenland was not his top at the moment. He said: "It's not one on the burner, I can tell you ."

Greenland is an territory of Denmark. The Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, told that Greenland would not be sold. She said: "Greenland is not for . Greenland is not Danish. Greenland belongs to Greenland. I hope that this is not meant seriously." She added: "It's an discussion, and Greenland's Prime Minister Kim Kielsen has of course made it that Greenland is not for sale. That's the conversation ends." The USA has a of being interested in Greenland. In 1946, President Harry Truman offered Denmark $100 million for the but Denmark said no. In 1867, President Andrew Johnson paid Russia $7.2 for Alaska.

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