Posted on 23. Feb, 2024 in: News

Long-term security pledge to Ukraine

The government has given a long-term pledge to support Ukraine’s security for at least 10 years. At a press conference, Thursday, Prime Minister Mette Frederiken and Defence Minister Troels Lund Poulsen announced a…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2024 in: News

Danish F-16s in Ukraine this summer

In addition to the new DKK1.7bn aid package for Ukraine the first Danish F-16 fighter jets should be delivered to Ukraine’s air force by this summer, Denmark’s Defense Minister Troels Lund Poulsen said yesterday, ‘if…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2024 in: News

President Zelenskyj offers thanks

Ukraine’s President Zelenskyj offered his gratitude to Denmark following confirmation of the latest multi-million aid package. In a message on social media X he said ammunition is the ‘top priority’ for the battlefield:…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2024 in: News

Government accused of ‘creative bookkeeping’ with Ukraine figures

Military aid to Ukraine accounted for 0.6% of Denmark’s GDP last year, just over a quarter of NATO’s demand for countries to spend at least 2% on defence. In a written response to…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2024 in: News

PM claims she would reject EU job offer

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has again dismissed speculation that she’s preparing to quit Denmark for a top international job. The PM was last year strongly linked to the soon-to-be vacant position of NATO…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2024 in: News

Analyst: PM still in line for international job

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s claim that she’s not interested in a top international job should be taken with a pinch of salt, leading political analyst Henrik Qvortrup said last night. When questioned by…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2024 in: News

Denmark signs labour agreement with India

The government has signed a  mobility and migration agreement with India aimed at attracting care workers to fill the labour shortage in the Danish health sector. According to the Foreign Ministry, the agreement…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2024 in: News

Influencer found guilty of promoting terrorism

A well-known social media influencer has been found guilty of condoning terrorism by publicly supporting Hamas’ attack on Israel last October. Ahmad Elchaabi, of Palestinian descent, was given a 4-month suspended prison sentence by…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2024 in: News

Foreign Minister warns of Russian threat

Denmark needs to take the threat from Russia very, very seriously, Foreign Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said last night after Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas revealed that her country had successfully halted a…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2024 in: News

Danes fear Putin

Denmark has become increasingly concerned about the ’Putin threat’. A new Megafon survey shows the public believes national security is threatened more than at any time since Russia invaded Ukraine two years ago…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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