David Cameron at a campaign event in Colchester on 2 March
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David Cameron dismisses concerns raised by US Army

Prime Minister David Cameron has dismissed concerns about the impact of cuts on the UK's armed forces.

Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno said he was "very concerned" about the falling proportion of the UK's national wealth being spent on the military.

Mr Cameron said US President Barack Obama appreciated the contribution made by UK troops who were able to fight alongside US forces "anywhere in the world".

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