Queen Margrethe now changes course, in contrast to her famous - "including" - New Year's speech from 1984. - I would hardly be saying the same things today, she said in an interview with Berlingske on Sunday.
"If you move to Denmark, you have to adapt to Danish norms and values."
In a sensational interview with Berlingske ahead of her 75th birthday, Queen Margrethe speaks about the requirements and expectations she believes refugees and migrants should meet in Denmark to achieving integration.
"It is clear that when a society receives many people from outside, we need to require that they understand where they have arrived. We want to help them, but they have come to our community, and therefore they can not expect their old model of society to be continued in this country. They may go to the mosques if they want - no problem - But when they start to do things that are inconsistent with the pattern of Danish society, they must realize that it will not work", the Queen says in the interview.
Large parts of the interview is also about the terrorist attack in Copenhagen, and the Queen's reaction to it.
When she was made aware of the attack, she instinctively felt that Denmark had come under pressure.
"It would be absurd to say that we are not under pressure. There is pressure, but what is important is how we handle it," says the Queen and continues:
"One can always tackle pressure, and it should not be intimidating in itself. It might be healthy to come under pressure. The realization that nothing is straight forward. It's about the way we take care of the pressure and I think we've been sensible", she says.
For the Queen, the shock of terror was mixed with a realistic and cold sobriety, and she thinks that she can see the same reaction in the population.
"The Danes have realized that those are the terms today, and I must admit that it was my first reaction. I thought - so now it was our turn. It did not surprise me. When we saw what happened in Paris, I thought that we would become next. But when it happens, it is obviously still a shock".
"Fear must never be allowed to dominate, even if terrorists are prepared to use violence."
The announcement from the Queen is a step into the political arena where the royals usually enters very cautiously. In the coming months the Danes will go into parliamentary elections, where the questions of integration and requirements for refugees and immigrants are expected to play a decisive role.
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