He said this at a press conference on Monday.
– Denmark is a world leader in green ambitions and green technology, especially in wind energy, says Antony Blinken.
He has received a warm welcome, he emphasizes.
– It is a real pleasure to be here, he says.
Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod (SocDem) is pleased that the United States is back after the disqualification of Donald Trump as president last year.
He points out that the United States is once again committing itself to the international community and, for example, has rejoined the Paris Agreement and is part of the World Trade Organization WTO.
The US Secretary of State is in Denmark on Monday, where he has visited Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S) and Queen Margrethe, among others.
He will later continue towards Iceland, where he will attend a meeting of the Arctic Council on Wednesday.
The United States as well as China and Russia have major interests in the Arctic.
The ice is melting and making trade routes and gas and oil extraction more accessible. At the same time, parts of Greenland’s subsoil are rich in rare earths, and the countries have a security policy interest due to the area’s strategic location.
Source: The Nordic Page