President Donald Trump welcomes Denmark’s Prime Minister to White House

NTD Staff
By NTD Staff
March 30, 2017US News

President Donald Trump met with Denmark’s Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen at the White House on March 30.

“It’s great to have the prime minister of Denmark, a wonderful man doing a wonderful job, and we have a truly great relationship and we’re working together on many fronts,” the president said.

Trump called also called Denmark a “great ally,” adding that he is close to finding a new ambassador to Denmark.

Prime Minister Rasmussen’s visit occurred on the eve of the 100th anniversary of Denmark formally ceding the U.S. Virgin Islands to the United States.  

During their meeting, the president and prime minister are expected to discuss how to maintain a strong bilateral relationship and how to progress on shared priorities, such as boosting economic ties, defeating ISIS, and strengthening the two countries’ defense and security relationship, both bilaterally and through NATO.


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