On June 10, 2020, the U.S. Consulate in Nuuk, Greenland reopened for the first time since 1953. Via US Embassy Copenhagen:
Sung W. Choi, Consul
U.S. Consulate, Nuuk, Greenland
Sung Choi is the State Department’s first Consul in Nuuk since 1953. He previously served at the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen focused on Greenland-related matters and Danish domestic politics, beginning 2018. Sung served 2014-2017 in Seoul, South Korea, as the State Department’s primary analyst of political and economic developments in North Korea and on inter-Korean relations; 2010-2012 as a China Desk Officer focused on human rights and Sino-European relations; and 2009 in Shenyang, China as a Vice Consul. He has received the State Department’s Award for Heroism.
Sung earned an A.B. from Dartmouth College, a M.P.H. from Columbia University, and a J.D. from William & Mary School of Law. He worked as a corporate lawyer in New York prior to joining the State Department. Sung is married to Sarah Stephens, and they have two daughters.
On June 10th the U.S. Consulate in #Nuuk, Greenland formally reopened for the first time since 1953. It operates out of the headquarters of Joint Arctic Command until a permanent location is identified. Check out their welcome video here: https://t.co/XJxusopZ8g pic.twitter.com/5GVCElswch
— Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (@State_OBO) June 18, 2020
Minister Steen Lynge said today at the opening of the US Consulate in #Nuuk, “we now have diplomatic representation in each other’s countries, and I am sure that it will contribute to sustaining good and positive #cooperation between us.”
— Greenland MFA 🇬🇱 (@GreenlandMFA) June 10, 2020
Meeting between Greenland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ane Lone Bagger, Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofoed and Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo in Washington, D.C to discuss issues of common interest pic.twitter.com/mdM1gFoThO
— Greenland in USA&CDA🇬🇱 (@GreenlandRepDC) November 13, 2019
Last week US Secretary of State's Counselor T. Ulrich Brechbuhl visited Nuuk. He was accompanied by Ambassador to the Kingdom, @CarlaHSands, as well as officials from the @StateDept, @DeptofDefense & US National Security Council.
— Greenland MFA 🇬🇱 (@GreenlandMFA) October 30, 2019
“Our country is not for sale, but we are open for business.” -Kim Kielsen, Prime Minister of #Greenland @Naalakkersuisut at #ArcticCircle2019 re: #GreenlandPurchase @realDonaldTrump pic.twitter.com/86w1HfXU6b
— Arctic Circle (@_Arctic_Circle) October 29, 2019