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• Barack Obama
Press Release: Calls to World Leaders by Vice President-Elect Biden This Week
November 13, 2008
Vice President-elect Biden spoke via telephone this week with several world leaders and expressed his thanks and appreciation for their congratulations on the election.

On Monday, November 10th, the Vice President-elect spoke with:

  • Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni
  • Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak
  • Israeli Likud Leader Binyamin (Bibi) Netanyahu
  • Polish President Lech Kaczynski
  • British Prime Minister Gordon Brown
  • Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai

On Tuesday, November 11th, the Vice President-elect spoke with:

  • King Abdullah of Jordan
Citation: Barack Obama: "Press Release: Calls to World Leaders by Vice President-Elect Biden This Week", November 13, 2008. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=84796.
 
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