Obama, NATO's Rasmussen discuss enhanced exercises

BRUSSELS Wed Mar 26, 2014 1:27pm EDT

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Brussels March 26, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Brussels March 26, 2014.

Credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque

Related Topics

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed additional steps NATO could take in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea on Wednesday, the alliance's spokeswoman said on Twitter.

These included updated defense plans, enhanced exercises and appropriate deployments, the spokeswoman, Oana Lungescu, said.

Obama met Rasmussen during a visit to Brussels.

(Reporting by Justyna Pawlak, Editing by Adrian Croft and Martin Santa)

FILED UNDER:
We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see http://blogs.reuters.com/fulldisclosure/2010/09/27/toward-a-more-thoughtful-conversation-on-stories/
Comments (1)
Jose3 wrote:
The US cannot even get to the space station without Putin.

BAWAHA!

Mar 26, 2014 1:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

Pictures