Readout on the President's call with Chinese President Hu Jintao

The White House

Readout on the President's call with Chinese President Hu Jintao

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secrectary
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For Immediate Release                                      May 6, 2009
READOUT ON THE PRESIDENT’S CALL WITH CHINESE PRESIDENT HU JINTAO
President Obama spoke with Chinese President Hu this morning and discussed ways to enhance cooperation on the global economy and health issues. The two leaders also discussed regional security issues. President Obama described to President Hu his concerns over recent actions by North Korea and threats to Pakistan by militant extremists and terrorists. The two leaders agreed to stay in close touch with each other on these important issues.