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Press Release: President-Elect Obama Calls Foreign Leaders Today
November 18, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama today returned phone calls to five world leaders and expressed his appreciation for their congratulations on his election. President-elect Obama spoke with:
  • President Fernández de Kirchner of Argentina
  • President Bachelet of Chile
  • Taoiseach Cowen of Ireland
  • President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan
  • President Abbas of the Palestinian Authority
Citation: Barack Obama: "Press Release: President-Elect Obama Calls Foreign Leaders Today", November 18, 2008. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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