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No Trump Tower for Greenland, US President Promises

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7Dnews London - AFP

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 03:48 GMT

US President Donald Trump jokingly promised that he would not build one of his grand hotels in Greenland, the day after he confirmed his interest in buying the Danish territory.

Trump tweeted a meme depicting the golden Trump International Hotel Las Vegas towering over modest, primary-colored houses along a rocky coast.

"I promise not to do this to Greenland!" he wrote.

Trump's son Eric also shared the meme on Instagram with the caption: "Greenland in 10 years."

It was shared after The Wall Street Journal reported the president's interest in buying the island.

On Sunday August 18th, Trump confirmed his interest in doing so but said it was not a priority for his administration.

"Strategically it's interesting and we'd be interested, but we'll talk to Denmark a little bit," he told reporters, adding that he viewed it as a "large real estate deal."


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