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Danish companies call on govt. to drop anti-refugee advertisements in foreign newspapers

"Danish companies: Drop anti-refugee ads", 31 Jul 2015

A number of major companies based in Denmark have decided to publicly voice their resentment at the Venstre government’s plans to place anti-refugee advertisements in foreign newspapers, arguing that it will damage Denmark’s reputation abroad. Communications director at Grundfos, Kim Nøhr Skibsted, told Jyllands-Posten that the ads will send a clear signal that Denmark is a “closed country” and make it more difficult for businesses to recruit workers from abroad as well as making other markets less keen on buying Danish products...Administrative director Charlotte Mark at Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen echoed Skibsted’s sentiments...

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