Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel

The White House

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   June 8, 2009

READOUT OF THE PRESIDENT’S CALL WITH PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU OF ISRAEL

The President and Prime Minister had a constructive, 20-minute conversation.  The President reiterated the principal elements of his Cairo speech, including his commitment to Israel’s security.  He indicated that he looked forward to hearing the Prime Minister’s upcoming speech outlining his views on peace and security.  The President also noted that Senator Mitchell would be in Israel again tomorrow as he starts his fourth trip to the region as the Special Envoy for Middle East peace. 

A photo of the President during the call is available at www.flickr.com/ObamaWhiteHouse.