“Total chaos with @realDonaldTrump and cancellation of state visit to Denmark. It has gone from a big opportunity for strengthened dialogue between allies to a diplomatic crisis,” Jensen tweeted.
“Everyone should know Greenland is not for sale,” she added, echoing remarks made by Greenland’s foreign minister last week.
Former foreign minister Martin Ledegaard told a Danish broadcaster TV2 that Trump’s behavior is “grotesque” and he was “throwing a hissy fit.”
Trump was scheduled to visit Denmark on Sept. 2 following a trip to Poland. He was expected to meet with the Queen of Denmark, other leaders and business officials, as well as Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, who called the idea of purchasing the world’s largest island “absurd.”