Obama calls French President Hollande, discusses Euro-Zone and Syria crisis

Saturday, June 09, 2012
Washington: US President Barack Obama spoke with French President Hollande to discuss economic conditions in Europe. This continues the President’s close consultations with European colleagues following their Camp David discussions.

He and Hollande agreed on the importance of steps to strengthen the resilience of the Eurozone and growth in Europe and globally, and agreed to remain in contact as they prepare for the June 18-19 G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico. 

Obama welcomed France’s decision to host the next meeting of the Friends of Syria on July 6, noting the need to quickly bring about a political transition in Syria.
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