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Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – April 14, 2019

Location:  Norrebro Neighborhood – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are currently taking place at Blagards Plads in the Norrebro neighborhood of Copenhagen.   The demonstrations have resulted in clashes between demonstrators and the Danish police.  The police remain in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. U.S. government ...
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Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – March 20, 2019

Location:  Christiansborg Slotsplads – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that Hizb ut Tahrir will hold their Friday prayers on March 22, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at the Danish Parliament, located at Christiansborg Slotsplads in Copenhagen. Stram Kurs, a Danish political party, will hold a demonstration at the same time and place.  ...
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Sharing the Burden – The Importance of Having Adequate Defense Spending for a Credible Defense

In 2014, all NATO members agreed to work towards spending 2% of their GDP on defense by 2024. Therefore, the U.S. is asking Denmark and other NATO allies to come up with credible plans to improve defense capabilities. Unfortunately, many NATO countries, including Denmark fall short of this target. On this page we have compiled ...
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No More Time to Waste – Denmark and Europe Must Address Uncomfortable Defense Realities

By U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, Carla H. Sands Published on December 6, 2018, in Politiken. Read in Danish The partnership between the United States and Denmark is among the strongest in the world.  For over seven decades we have relied upon each other with the surety of friendship and a shared worldview. Our nations have long believed in ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season security measures in Denmark remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other ...
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