Officials say ‘Greenland is not for sale’

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(CNN) – President Trump has on several occasions expressed interest in purchasing Greenland.

Sources say the White House Counsel’s Office has looked into the possibility of buying Greenland from the Danish government.

The Wall Street Journal says the president has questioned aides about the possible advantages of purchasing the territory.

It’s home of the U.S. military’s northern base some 750 miles above the arctic circle.

But Greenland’s government said in a statement today it’s not for sale.

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(This story was originally published on August 16, 2019)

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