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    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg delivers a press conference after a NATO defence ministers' meeting at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on October 27, 2016

    Stol...What? Trump Fails to Recall NATO Chief's Name

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    The US president is notorious for mispronouncing personal names and even inventing new countries. This time the Secretary-General of NATO has become the victim of Trump's articulatory struggles.

    The US President has once again found himself in trouble pronouncing a name - this time Trump called the NATO head Jens "Stolheim", instead of Stoltenberg.

    The White House published the full transcript of his speech where they kept the faux pas, albeit crossed out.

    Transcript of Trump's speech from the official site of the White House
    Transcript of Trump's speech from the official site of the White House

    This is hardly the first time that a US leader has failed to pronounce a name correctly. Trump is on record for reportedly calling Nepal 'nipple' and also praising a non-existent country Nambia.

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