US denies plan to buy Greenland after Trump proposal
Greenland has abundant natural resources which are getting easier to exploit as rising temperatures melt the ice cap.
Greenland holds election closely watched by rare earths mining giants
Donald Trump offered to buy Greenland to help counter China's current dominance of worldwide rare earth supplies.
Five Eyes urged to strengthen ties with Greenland to secure vital rare earths
China controls about 90% of the supply of the world’s rare earths, which are essential for many modern systems.