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Denmark's Queen Margrethe II praises Elizabeth II

13 January 2012 Last updated at 08:05 GMT

The Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, is poised to celebrate her 40th Jubilee on Saturday.

Queen Margethe ascended to the throne on 14 January 1972.

Her Jubilee coincides with that of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, who marks 60 years on the throne later this year.

The BBC's Chris Morris spoke to Queen Margrethe about her relationship with the British monarch.