Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Readout of Obama's Call With Peru's New President

From the White House:
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.