Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard
National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice met today at the White House with Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard. Ambassador Rice reiterated President Obama’s message of condolence to Prime Minister Thorning-Schmidt for the February 14 terrorist attacks in Copenhagen. Ambassador Rice and Foreign Minister Lidegaard discussed our shared efforts to counter terrorism and violent extremism, including through our cooperation against ISIL. They also discussed their commitment to maintaining transatlantic solidarity in the face of Russia’s aggressive actions in Ukraine.