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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Read-out of the President's Call with Russian President Medvedev, 1/25/2011

President Obama called President Medvedev this morning to express his deepest condolences for yesterday's terrorist attack and his solidarity with the Russian people.  President Obama reaffirmed his strong condemnation of this outrageous attack on innocent civilians and his commitment to work with Russia in combating terrorism.  President Obama also congratulated President Medevedev on today's approval by the Duma of the new START treaty, and the two leaders pledged to build on this progress as they continue their close partnership in 2011.

To view a photo of the President’s call click HERE.