Annonce
Annonce
Annonce
News in english

Greenland votes in favour of self-rule

A full 75 percent of Greenland voters vote in favour of self-rule.

Gem til liste

Yesterday's referendum on self-rule for Greenland gave a massive 'yes' vote in favour of a new self-rule arrangement, with Greenland authorities reporting 75.54 percent in favour and 23.57 percent against.

Of a total of 39,285 eligible voters, 71.9 percent took part in the vote - an unusually high turnout for Greenland.

The referendum paves the way for Greenland to take over more of the administrative tasks of the world's largest island, as well as taking over full ownership of its resources.

Greenland's veteran politician Lars-Emil Johansen said the result was better than he had envisaged.

"The nation has now spoken. Now it's not just two Greenland members of the (Danish) Folketing who are talking about independence," Johansen said, adding that he saw the referendum result as a step on the road to full independence.

He went on to thank Danish parties and in particular Prime MInister Anders Fogh Rasmussen for support in developing the self-rule model that has now been carried at referendum.

PolitikenPlus
  • Søren k påskebord Slip for at stå i køkkenet og få lækker mad, der er lige til at stille på påskebordet.

    Pluspris 220 kr. Alm. pris 269 kr. Køb
  • Skammel Étbenet skammel til opgaver i de lave højder. Den étbenede skammel følger kroppens bevægelser når du vipper og drejer på den unikke, buede fod. Sid godt og undgå belastninger på ryg og knæ.

    Pluspris 269 kr. Alm. pris 319 kr. Køb
  • Wild Card Køb dit Tivoli Wildcard til Pluspris - kun 725 kr. og få fri entré til Tivoli i hele 2014 ? både sommer, i efterårsferien og til det hyggelige julemarked.

    Pluspris 725 kr. Alm. pris 850 kr. Køb
  • Sidetaske Funktionel sidetaske fra Eastpak i retro look, og med mange praktiske detaljer. Tasken er produceret i slidstærkt polyester og fås i to farvekombinationer.

    Pluspris 595 kr. Alm. pris 699 kr. Køb
  • Skridttæller Smart skridttæller, Omron Walking style one 2.1, som skal klipses fast på bukselinningen.

    Pluspris 165 kr. Alm. pris 195 kr. Køb