Monday, November 17, 2008

Obama and Joe Talk to Saakashvili and Others

Today Obama talked to:
President-elect Barack Obama today returned phone calls to three world leaders and expressed his appreciation for their congratulations on his election. President-elect Obama spoke with:

President Saakashvili of Georgia;
President Macapagal-Arroyo of the Philippines; and
President Gul of Turkey
Joe was chatting up some world leaders as well:
Today, Vice President-elect Joe Biden spoke with the following foreign leaders via telephone:

Colombian President Álvaro Uribe
European Union High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy Javier Solana
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili
Greek Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis
Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
Yesterday, Obama talked to California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and LA mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to get updates on the fires.