Obama to Host Danish Prime Minister Thorning-Schmidt This Month

Feb. 7 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama will host Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt at the White House Feb. 24, according to a statement from the White House.

The two leaders will hold talks on the European debt crisis, plans for the gradual withdrawal of forces in Afghanistan and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Summit planned for Chicago in May, among other topics, according to the statement.

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