Readout of the President’s Call with President Francois Hollande of France

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with President Francois Hollande of France

President Obama spoke today by phone with President Francois Hollande of France about the horrific shootings in San Bernardino, California.  On behalf of the American people, the President accepted President Hollande’s condolences for the loss of life in the attack.  The President briefed President Hollande on what we know about the attack and steps our intelligence and law enforcement agencies are taking to investigate.  The two leaders pledged continued cooperation between our two governments and with those of our allies and friends to fight terrorism, both abroad and at home.  President Obama and President Hollande also discussed progress being made at the COP21 climate conference in Paris and agreed to continue to stay in close touch as the conference continues.

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