Large icebergs float away as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland in August 2019. Photo: AP

US plans to reopen Greenland consulate to counteract China, Russia influence in the Arctic region

  • The consulate plan and funding for mining projects in the area represent US efforts to increase engagement with ‘Western Arctic states’, says US official
  • The consulate in Nuuk, on Greenland’s west coast, opened in 1940 to support the US military during World War II; it closed in 1953
Topic |   US-China trade war
Large icebergs float away as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland in August 2019. Photo: AP
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