Mette Frederiksen

Prime Minister of Denmark

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Mette Frederiksen: Prime Minister of Denmark
Mette Frederiksen is a Danish politician who has been Prime Minister of Denmark since June 2019 and Leader of the Social Democrats since June 2015. The second woman to hold either office, she is also the youngest prime minister in Danish history.


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Covid-19 showed risk of dependence of global supply chain on any single source: PM Modi

The coronavirus pandemic has shown the risk involved in excessive dependence of the global supply chain on any single source, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during a virtual bilateral summit on..
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India-Denmark summit: PM Modi calls for diversification of supply-chain, says 'single source dependency risky'

PM Modi during his virtual summit with Denmark's PM Mette Frederiksen called for diversification of the global supply chain and without taking China's name, highlighted how risky it has been to be..
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PM Modi to hold virtual summit with Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen on Monday

This is the fourth virtual summit of PM Modi with any global Leader during the COVID-19 crisis after he virtually met with leaders of Australia, EU & Sri Lanka.
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Denmark increases testing, contact tracing to prevent second coronavirus wave

Denmark will significantly increase testing for COVID-19 and put a contact tracing system in place to prevent a second wave of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Tuesday.
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Denmark proposes faster easing of lockdown as coronavirus cases fall: PM

Denmark's government plans to reopen society more quickly than anticipated as the number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations continues to fall, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Tuesday.
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Denmark's government proposes quicker reopening of society, says PM

Denmark's government wants to reopen society quicker than previously anticipated, as the number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations continues to fall, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on..
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Denmark to ease restrictions next week after coronavirus lockdown

Denmark plans to reopen day care centres and schools for children in first to fifth grade on April 15 as a first step to gradually relax a three-week lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus,..
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Denmark to reopen day care centers, schools on April 15

Denmark will reopen day care centers and schools for children in first to fifth grade starting on April 15 if the numbers of cases and deaths from the new coronavirus remain stable, Prime Minister..
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Denmark eyes gradual reopening after Easter if coronavirus numbers stabilize

Denmark may gradually lift a lockdown after Easter if the numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths remain stable, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Monday.
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Denmark to contribute more planes to NATO after talks with Trump

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said her country would provide four more planes to NATO after holding "positive" talks with U.S. President Trump at an alliance summit in London on Wednesday.
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Denmark to strip foreign fighters of Danish citizenship

Denmark will fast-track legislation allowing people with dual citizenship who have gone abroad to fight for militant groups like Islamic State to be stripped of their Danish nationality, Prime Minister..
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Danish PM had 'constructive conversation' with Trump

Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen had a "constructive conversation" with U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday, discussing cooperation on security policy, Danish news agency Ritzau reported.
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Trump calls Danish PM's rebuff of Greenland idea 'nasty' as trip cancellation stuns Danes

President Donald Trump declared Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's dismissal of his idea to buy Greenland "nasty" and an affront to the United States on Wednesday, a day after shocking Danes by..
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Factbox: Greenland for sale? Why Trump's bid fell through

President Donald Trump's proposal for the United States to buy Greenland from Denmark has met with surprise and a sharp rebuff from Copenhagen, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calling the idea..
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Trump calls off meeting with Danish prime minister over Greenland comments

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was postponing his scheduled meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen in two weeks because of her lack of interest in his offer to purchase..
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Denmark's next PM says she will nominate EU Commissioner Vestager for another term

Denmark's incoming prime minister Mette Frederiksen said on Wednesday she would nominate Margrethe Vestager to continue as a European Commissioner for another five years, broadcaster TV2 reported. 
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Denmark becomes third Nordic country to form leftist government this year

Denmark on Wednesday became the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen finalised terms for a one-party minority government, making..
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