China has been building closer ties with Greenland in recent years. Photo: Reuters

Did China’s growing presence in Arctic prompt Donald Trump’s offer to buy Greenland?

  • US president likely had Beijing ‘on his mind’ when he made his audacious offer, diplomat says
  • Proposal ‘could be interpreted as a very clear signal’ to China and Denmark that the US sees Greenland as part of an exclusive strategic zone, academic says
Topic |   US-China relations

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China has been building closer ties with Greenland in recent years. Photo: Reuters
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