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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Read-out of the President's Conversation with President Gul of Turkey

President Obama spoke with Turkish President Gul at the NATO Summit in Lisbon today.  The two leaders agreed on the importance of the Alliance developing new capabilities to respond to 21st century challenges.  President Obama thanked President Gul for his leadership in supporting the new NATO Strategic Concept which was endorsed by all 28 NATO members.