Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia

President Obama spoke by phone with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia yesterday primarily to discuss the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to concluding TPP soon. President Obama also thanked Prime Minister Turnbull for Australia’s support to the counter-ISIL coalition, and they agreed to stay closely coordinated as issues develop in Syria.