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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
April 30, 2011
Readout of President Obama’s Call with the King of Bahrain
President Obama spoke with King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain today to discuss the ongoing situation in Bahrain. The President said that the United States, as a long standing partner of Bahrain, believes that Bahrain’s stability depends upon respect for the universal rights of the people of Bahrain, and a process of meaningful reform that is responsive to the aspirations of all Bahrainis.