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|So far, Romney's trip has not had the intended effect. In London he drew fire for clumsy gaffes. In an interview on US television Romney called preparations for the games "disconcerting," questioning the adequacy of security personnel and the possible strike by immigration and customs officials. In Jerusalem, Romney received a warmer welcome from Netanyahu. Romney sought to distinguish himself from Obama's Middle East policy, calling for a tougher stance on Iran, and saying that the America's "highest national security priority" should be keeping the country from obtaining nuclear weapons. On Monday, German newspapers criticized Romney's visit to Israel as a shallow effort to win over Jewish voters in the US.|
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