Turkey's Hurriyet Daily News reports that a diplomatic dispute has broken out over who gets an invitation to the NATO summit in Chicago. France reportedly wants the European Union invited because of its participation in Afghanistan and Libya. The United States, United Kingdom and Turkey oppose the invite because top EU top officials have already been invited to the opening dinner, and most EU countries are also NATO members. Turkey also points out that groups such as the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Arab League helped out in Afghanistan and Libya, but no one's talking about inviting them.
Who's coming to NATO summit? EU invitation still being discussed
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