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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

About Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen is the Prime Minister of Denmark.

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As Prime Minister of Denmark

In October 08, Anders lead a delegation to China.

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NATO Secretary General Invites Chicago Council President Daalder to Participate in Group to Re-Examine Transatlantic Bond
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - March 24, 2014) - Ambassador Ivo H. Daalder, president of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, has been invited by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen to participate in a policy experts group that will provide NATO with ideas on strengthening the Alliance's transatlantic bond

President Obama returns calls to world leaders after re-election
Obama returns calls to world leaders who congratulated him on re-election

NATO has no intention to intervene militarily in Syria: Rasmussen
NATO has no intention to intervene militarily in Syria and it wants to see a "peaceful and political" settlement in the turmoil-battered mideast nation, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told Xinhua in an exclusive interview recently.

Turkey threatens military retaliation against Syria
Turkey warned of possible military retaliation if Syrian forces approach near its southern border, according to a report.

Syrian downing of Turkish jet "unacceptable": NATO's Rasmussen
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Tuesday strongly condemned the shooting down of a Turkish military jet by Syria last week, calling it "unacceptable."

NATO still hopeful for Pak transit agreement
The U.S. still hopes to reopen NATO supply routes to Afghanistan through neighbouring Pakistan despite securing new transit deals with three Central Asian states, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said.

NATO's new Central Asia transit agreement for 'non-lethal goods only'
The new reverse transit agreement between NATO and three Central Asian countries for transport of goods from Afghanistan is for "non-lethal goods" only, said a NATO official, adding that they are in talks for a new transit agreement with Russia.

NATO bypasses Pakistan with new Afghan transport deal through Central Asia
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has reportedly signed a deal with three key Central Asian countries to evacuate military equipment and vehicles from Afghanistan.

Reopen NATO supply routes so that we can leave Afghanistan: U.S. to Pak
The declaration by U.S. President Barack Obama at the NATO Summit clearly states that Pakistan should help the U.S. withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by reopening the supply routes.

NATO members discuss missile defense amid protests
Leaders of NATO allies on Sunday agreed on over 20 multinational defense programs to enhance the missile shield capability, while an anti-NATO protest outside the summit venue escalated into a clash.

NATO chief insists 'no rush to exit Afghanistan'
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) chief has insisted that 'there would be no rush for the exits' as world leaders are negotiating an endgame for Western forces in Afghanistan

NATO chief to convey 'clear messages of taking out terror havens' to Zardari
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has urged Islamabad to back efforts to stabilise Afghanistan, as he prepared for talks with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, on the eve of the NATO summit in Chicago.

'Cornered' Pak needs to embrace "realism" than defending misplaced 'honour': Editorial
'Honour' can only be defended when a country is really strong and standing on its own feet. Anything less, which applies in the case of Pakistan, must be negotiated with realism and pragmatism, states an editorial in a Pakistan daily.

Time to 'move beyond' Salala incident, reopen NATO supply routes: Pak Govt
Amidst growing realisation that it cannot keep the NATO supply routes blocked for long, Pakistan has dropped the clearest hint yet that it might review a decision that has put its relations with the U.S. in a tailspin.

Tripartite Commission: Pak, Afghanistan, NATO discuss Salala raid, NATO routes
Top military commanders from Pakistan, Afghanistan and NATO have discussed contentious issues, almost six months after a deadly U.S. air raid killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in Mohmand Agency which had put Pak-U.S. ties in a tailspin.

'Pakistan faces risk of missing all future NATO events if it skips Chicago meet'
U.S. and NATO officials have said Pakistan may have to miss future NATO consultations as well if it fails to attend the Chicago Summit, scheduled to be held on May 20-21, the largest meeting NATO has ever organised, with around 60 countries and organisations represented.

Tripartite Commission: Pak, ISAF discuss border operations, supply routes
International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Commander General John Allen called on Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and discussed border operations and restoration of NATO supply routes to Afghanistan at a Tripartite Commission meeting.

Pak desperate to attend Chicago summit despite NATO snub
Despite a hint from the NATO secretary general, that Pakistan may not attend the Chicago summit later this month, Islamabad still expects to participate in the historic gathering to discuss the Afghan endgame.

U.S. team in Pak working on NATO supply routes: Nuland
The U.S. has said it continues to work with Islamabad on reopening the Pakistani land routes for NATO supplies, but declined to comment on the alliance's suggestion that an invitation to Pakistan for this month's Chicago summit was linked to resumption of supplies.

NATO 'dumps' Pak from Chicago summit in wake of damning US conditional aid bill
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has now claimed that Pakistan has not been invited to the upcoming Chicago summit to be held on May 20-21.

Afghan president Karzai considering preponing elections
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said that he was contemplating preponing the 2014 presidential elections, or accelerating the handing over of security to his forces.

NATO's regret over cross-border attack is not enough: Pakistan Army
The Pakistan Army today said that the NATO cross-border airstrike which killed 24 soldiers and wounded at least a dozen others can lead to serious consequences.

Pakistan troop deaths 'tragic unintended incident': NATO chief
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said that he has offered his condolences to Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani over the "tragic, unintended" deaths of 24 Pakistani soldiers in a cross-border airstrike.

UNSC unanimously votes to end foreign intervention in Libya
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously voted to end its authorization of foreign military intervention in Libya, which had allowed NATO attacks on Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces during the eight-month civil war that toppled him from power.

NATO delays decision to conclude Libya mission
NATO has postponed a decision to end its bombing campaign in Libya as it continues consultations with the United Nations and the country's interim government over how and when end the operation.

NATO plans to end Libyan mission by October end
NATO plans to end its seven-month mission in Libya on October 31, but will issue a formal decision next week after consulting the United Nations and Libya's interim authorities, its Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said.

Gaddafi killed in 'crossfire between his supporters and rebel fighters'
Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed in a crossfire after an assault on his birthplace of Sirte, the prime minister of the Libyan transitional government has said.

NATO air war on Libya will continue: Panetta
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has said that NATO war planes will keep flying on combat missions across Libya till the war between the provisional government's fighters and forces loyal to deposed leader Moammar Gaddafi continues.

NATO defence ministers meet to debate ending of Libyan air war
NATO defence ministers would debate on Thursday about when to declare an end to the air war in Libya amid concerns over mounting costs of the campaign and the vagueness of the alliance's war aims.

Now, NATO chief accuses Pakistan of harbouring terrorists on its soil
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has piled pressure on Pakistan to step up its fight against extremism and terrorism in the border region with Afghanistan.

Unstable Libya faces Islamist extremists' takeover threat, warns NATO
Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has warned that Libya faces the threat of being taken over by Islamic extremists if stable government is not established soon.

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