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Donald Trump wants to purchase Greenland to expand US territory

Updated : August 16, 2019 01:02 PM IST

The notion of purchasing the icy, autonomous Danish territory between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans has been laughed off by some advisers as a joke but taken more seriously by others.
US President Harry Truman had offered to buy Greenland in 1946 for $100 million.
Thule Air Base in Greenland is the US military's northernmost installation.
Donald Trump wants to purchase Greenland to expand US territory
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