Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Cameron of the UK
The President and Prime Minister Cameron spoke today as part of their ongoing discussions on shared security interests, including Iran, Afghanistan, and Syria. On Iran, the President and Prime Minister reiterated their support for the P5+1’s unified proposal and discussed their expectations for the next round of talks. The two leaders reviewed the situation in Afghanistan, including the status of the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement. The President commended the Prime Minister’s efforts to support consultations between Afghanistan and Pakistan, including at the recent trilateral talks in London. On Syria, the two leaders expressed their continuing support for the Geneva II conference, and they welcomed the decision by the Syrian National Coalition to attend. The two leaders also reviewed progress on eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons. The United States values its special relationship and alliance with the United Kingdom, and the two leaders will continue to consult on important security matters affecting both our countries, and the world.