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  2/5/2014, Adar 5, 5774

US to work with Russia on Sochi Security


US President Barak Obama was briefed last night (Tuesday) on the security precautions being taken for the American delegation to the 2014 Winter Olympics, which are scheduled to open in Sochi, Russia this weekend.

"All necessary steps will be taken for the protection of American athletes participating in the Winter Olympics," said senior US defense officials at the White House briefing. President Obama ordered his men to work closely with the Russians and others to keep the games peaceful and secure.

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