On March 21, 2003, the Danish Parliament decided to support U.S. military action in Iraq and contribute naval assets to the war.
In 2006, the Iraqi Transport Minister Salam al-Malki announced freezing all economic relations with Danish and Norwegian companies in protest against insulting cartoons published in the countries newspapers.
With a total Iraqi population in Denmark numbering around 29,600, there are organizations such as the Iraqi-Danish Culture Days, which is currently organized in the capital of Copenhagen.
Iraqi reaction to the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy
Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani condemned the cartoons but also commented about militants who discredit Islam by their acts. Sistani underlined how un-Islamic acts of extremism are used as justification to attack Islam.
- Foreign relations of Denmark
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