Readout of the President’s Call with President-elect Humala of PeruBy USGOV
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Earlier this afternoon, President Obama called Ollanta Humala, President-elect of Peru, to congratulate him on his victory in the June 5 election. President Obama commended the people of Peru for their commitment to democracy. Noting the strong historic ties between the United States and Peru, the President underscored his interest in strengthening our bilateral partnership to continue work on a wide range of topics, including effective democratic governance, respect for shared values, broad-based economic growth and prosperity, citizen security, and other regional and global issues of mutual interest.
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