Washington AC/DC - (Specious Relationship News): The move flies in the face of official government guidelines insisting that interpreters are always present at top level state summits.
New UK Prime Monster David Cameron has demanded the right to take his own slant of affairs and sacked the FO team of canny linguists who normally accompany a No 10 summit crew.
"Besides," Cameron commented this weekend, "I've picked up a word or two of American over the years. Hopefully President Obama's command of English has also now evolved.
"Of course, we can easily slip back into our native Russian if the going gets incomprehensible!"
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