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Obama, NATO's Rasmussen discuss enhanced exercises
March 26, 2014 / 5:28 PM / 4 years ago

Obama, NATO's Rasmussen discuss enhanced exercises

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.

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

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

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