Press Release - Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister-elect Yoshihiko Noda
President Obama spoke to Prime Minister-elect Yoshihiko Noda today to congratulate him on his election. The two leaders underscored the enduring nature of the U.S.-Japan friendship and alliance, and its critical importance to the peace and stability of the Asia Pacific. The President and Prime Minister-elect also pledged to work closely together to reenergize the global economy and promote strong, sustainable, and balanced growth.
Barack Obama, Press Release - Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister-elect Yoshihiko Noda Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/303576