|Obama and King Abdullah|
Round 1 and 2 of congratulatory calls.
Today the President was able to continue returning messages of congratulations from his counterparts. In each call, he thanked his counterpart for their friendship and partnership thus far and expressed his desire to continue close cooperation moving ahead.
The President spoke with:
President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan
Prime Minister Mario Monti of Italy
King Abdullah II of Jordan
Amir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani of Qatar
President Vladimir Putin of Russia
President Mariano Rajoy of Spain
Putin invited Obama to Russia. I'm just thankful Russia isn't our foe, as Romney suggested.