Office of the Press Secretary
For immediate release                     April 10, 2009

Readout of the President's call with President Garcia of Peru
President Obama spoke with President Garcia of Peru to express his desire to deepen our bilateral relationship and work together to advance shared goals.  The Presidents discussed how to work together to resolve the global financial crisis and restore economic growth for the benefit of all people throughout the hemisphere.  President Obama looks forward to working with Peru toward a successful Summit of the Americas that focuses on positive, common agendas.  The President also thanked President Garcia for Peru's regional leadership in combating drug trafficking.

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