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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – September 24, 2019

Location:  Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Due to an increase in gun violence in the areas of Nørrebro, Ishøj, and Hundige, Copenhagen Police have instituted a stop-and-search zone in a large area covering Nørrebro.  The ordinance – which will run through September 30 – allows police officers to stop and search anyone within the area without cause. ...
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Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations in Copenhagen on Monday, September 2

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – August 30, 2019 Locations: Across the street from the U.S. Embassy – Copenhagen, Denmark The Kings New Square area (Kongens Nytorv) – Copenhagen, Denmark Danish parliament building in Christiansborg area – Copenhagen, Denmark Blagards Plads, Norrebro neighborhood – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Multiple demonstrations are scheduled throughout Copenhagen and across ...
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Ambassador Sands participates in Ólavsøka

Ambassador Sands visited the Faroe Islands to participate in the festivities surrounding the Faroese National Day, Ólavsøka. During the visit, Ambassador Sands met with Faroese Prime Minister Aksel Johannesen, saw the traditional boat races and participated in National Day celebrations.   Thank you @Tinganes for inviting me to #Ólavsøka . Many thanks to the #Faroese people for the special ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Sands at the 2019 Independence Day celebrations on June 20.

Your excellencies, ministers, ladies and gentlemen, friends and colleagues, welcome to Rydhave and happy Independence Day. Thank you for joining us to honor the day our forefathers pledged their sacred honor to the founding of the United States and the idea that liberty is man’s highest calling. First, I would like to say to our ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Sands at the Future Greenland Conference

The United States and Greenland: New Opportunities Through Expanded Partnership and Cooperation Good morning.  Thank you for this opportunity to speak with you all.  I see some friends and familiar faces in the audience.  I know that everyone here has Greenland’s future and best interests at heart.  You are joined by the United States in ...
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