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Press Release: President-Elect Obama Spoke with Secretary Rice and Ambassador Sen About the Situation in Mumbai
November 26, 2008
Background: President-elect Obama spoke with Secretary Rice and Ambassador Sen about the situation in Mumbai

This evening, President-elect Obama called Secretary of State Rice to get an update and status report on the situation in Mumbai. President-elect Obama then called Indian Ambassador Sen and conveyed that his thoughts and prayers are with those affected by this tragic situation. He said that there is just one president at a time. He also told him that he is monitoring the situation and has been in communication with Secretary Rice.

Citation: Barack Obama: "Press Release: President-Elect Obama Spoke with Secretary Rice and Ambassador Sen About the Situation in Mumbai", November 26, 2008. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=84975.
 
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