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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's Call with British Prime Minister Cameron

President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron spoke by telephone today as part of their ongoing consultations on our shared global agenda.  The Prime Minister updated the President on his recent visits to India and Turkey.  The leaders discussed Afghanistan and Pakistan, with the Prime Minister noting his recent constructive meeting with Pakistani President Zardari.  The two leaders also reviewed the security situation in the region and progress in Afghanistan.  The President and the Prime Minister also discussed ongoing efforts to advance peace in the Middle East, and agreed on the need for the parties to move to direct talks as soon as possible.