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Obama tours Europe

Updated 8:15 AM ET, Fri June 6, 2014
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President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande pause for a moment of silence after laying a wreath at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, on Friday, June 6, the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Obama's travel agenda also includes Poland and Belgium. Charles Dharapak/AP
President Obama waves during a D-Day ceremony. Pascal Rossignol/Pool/AP
President Obama greets veterans during the D-Day ceremony in Colleville-sur-Mer. Pascal Rossignol/Pool/AP
President Obama laughs with British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Hollande during a G7 session in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday, June 5. Charles Dharapak/AP
The G7 heads of state pose for a group photo with the presidents of the European Council and the European Commission during the second day of their meeting in Brussels on June 5. Yves Logghe/AP
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, left, and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy welcome Obama at the G7 meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, June 4. Yves Logghe/AP
From left, Queen Mathilde and King Philippe of Belgium, Polish first lady Anna Komorowska, Obama and Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski attend a ceremony in Warsaw, Poland, on June 4 to mark the 25th anniversary of Poland's return to democracy. Saul LOEB/AFP/Getty Images
Obama speaks at the 25th anniversary celebrations in Warsaw on June 4. Poland's historic election, led by the Solidarity movement in 1989, "was the beginning of the end of communism -- in this country and across Europe," Obama said. Charles Dharapak/AP
Obama meets with Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw on June 4. Obama voiced his support for Poroshenko and called for the international community to "stand solidly behind" him as his government tries to quell a pro-Russian separatist uprising in the country's east. Charles Dharapak/AP
Obama and Komorowski gesture toward each other at a news conference in Warsaw on Tuesday, June 3. Charles Dharapak/ap
Obama, at right, is seated with a U.S. delegation as he participates in a bilateral meeting with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and the Polish delegation in Warsaw on June 3. While in Poland, Obama announced he would ask Congress for $1 billion to be put toward bolstering NATO's security alliance in Europe. Charles Dharapak/ap
A Polish security official, right, stands watch as Obama and Komorowski make statements after meeting U.S. and Polish troops at an event in Warsaw on June 3. The main focus of Obama's Poland visit comes Wednesday, June 4, when he will give a speech 25 years after the nation's historic elections of 1989. Charles Dharapak/ap
Komorowski welcomes Obama at his residence in Warsaw on June 3. Obama hailed Poland as "one of our great friends and one of our strongest allies in the world." Czarek Sokolowski/ap
Obama waves from Air Force One before departing from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Monday, June 2. It's Obama's third foreign trip in as many months, and it caps a period of heavy foreign-policy focus for the President. Jose Luis Magana/ap