THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         August 3, 2009

Statement by the Press Secretary on the visit of President Mubarak of Egypt to the White House


President Obama will welcome President Mubarak of Egypt to the White House on August 18th.  The President looks forward to building on his discussions with President Mubarak during his visit to Cairo on June 4th.  The two leaders will discuss the full range of issues of common concern – including Middle East peace, combating extremism and other regional threats, and promoting reform across the Arab world – as well as how to strengthen the bilateral relationship.

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