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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Santiago, Chile, to Attend the Inauguration of President Piñera

WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Santiago, Chile, to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Sebastián Piñera Echenique, President of the Republic of Chile, on March 11, 2010.

The Honorable General James L. Jones, USMC (Ret), National Security Advisor to the President, will be the head of the delegation.


The Honorable Paul E. Simons, U.S. Ambassador to Chile

Dr. Russell C. Crandall, Director for Andean Affairs, National Security Council