2012 NATO Summit in Chicago facts for kids
This was the first NATO summit in the United States that was not in Washington, D.C. Chicago was chosen because it was President Barack Obama's home town. It was going to happen after the 2012 G8 summit in Chicago. The G8 summit was held at Camp David instead.
The summit cost the city of Chicago almost $15.6 million.
At least 38 countries around the world came to the summit. After the summit, Chicago's security system was improved.
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