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Press Release: President-Elect Obama Calls Foreign Leaders Today
November 19, 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:
  • Colombian President Uribe
  • Nigerian President Yar'Adua
  • Senegalese President Wade
  • South African President Motlanthe
  • United Nations Secretary General Ban
Citation: Barack Obama: "Press Release: President-Elect Obama Calls Foreign Leaders Today", November 19, 2008. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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