Agreement Reached on Rasmussen Obama Saves NATO Governments from Summit Shame

A call made by Barack Obama helped end the impasse. The Turkish government has given up its opposition and Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen will now become the new head of NATO. By doing so, Obama saved Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy from deep embarrassment at the summit.
Presidents Sarkozy and Obama with Chancellor Merkel in Strasbourg: The French and German leaders owe a debt to the new American leader.

Presidents Sarkozy and Obama with Chancellor Merkel in Strasbourg: The French and German leaders owe a debt to the new American leader.

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Danish prime minister and future NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen: The breakthrough at the summit prompted sudden praise for Turkey.

Danish prime minister and future NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen: The breakthrough at the summit prompted sudden praise for Turkey.

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