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Trump shared a meme promising he wouldn't put a Trump Tower on Greenland

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  • President Donald Trump indicated he would not construct a Trump Tower in Greenland after he reportedly expressed interested in buying the island.
  • “I promise not to do this to Greenland,” Trump tweeted in a caption of an image with a golden Trump Tower.
  • The meme circulated on social media after numerous reports suggested he was interested in purchasing the land, which is inhabited by roughly 56,000 people.
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President Donald Trump indicated he would not construct a Trump Tower in Greenland after he reportedly expressed interested in buying the autonomous Denmark island.

“I promise not to do this to Greenland,” Trump tweeted in a caption of an image with a golden Trump Tower.

Read more: Trump wants to buy Greenland. Only one-third of Americans would be willing to offer more than $12 for the island.

The meme circulated on social media after numerous reports suggested he was interested in purchasing the land, which is inhabited by roughly 56,000 people. The land is also home to the US’s Thule Air Base, which conducts surveillance of the northern polar region.

The president’s son Eric Trump shared the meme of a golden Trump Tower on Monday.

Trump discussed his interest in the purchase, which was first reported by The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. Trump described the possibility on Sunday as “strategically … interesting,” but added it was not on his list of priorities.

“It’s just something we talking about,” Trump told reporters. “Denmark essentially owns it. We’re good allies with Denmark. We protected Denmark like we protect large portions of the world, so the concept came up.”

“It’s not No. 1 on the burner,” Trump added.

Danish officials balked at the notion and described the idea as “absurd.”

“Greenland is not for sale,” Denmark Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said, according to Bloomberg. “By the way, Greenland is not Danish. Greenland is Greenlandic.”

“It must be an April Fool’s Day joke,” former Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said in a tweet. “But totally out of [season]!”

SEE ALSO: Trump wants to buy Greenland. It’s not for sale, but it would be really expensive if it were.

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