from Megan Slack
May 20, 2012
09:19 PM EDT
President Obama was in Chicago today for the first day of the NATO summit, a gathering of leaders from the 28 member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
In the morning, he held a bilateral meeting with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan to discuss implementation of the Strategic Forces Agreement. The agreement, which the two leaders signed in Kabul earlier this month, lays out the future relationship between the United States and Afghanistan.
In the afternoon, President Obama met with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen to discuss goals of the NATO Summit in Chicago.
Later in the day, President Obama spoke at the opening session of the North Atlantic Council, and participated in a working dinner with NATO leaders.
For more information:
- Read remarks from President Obama's bilateral meeting with President Karzai
- Read remarks from President Obama's bilateral meeting with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen
- Read President Obama's remarks during the opening session of the North Atlantic Council