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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Obama's calls with Brazilian President Rousseff, Chilean President Piñera, and El Salvadoran President Funes

President Obama called Brazilian President Rousseff, Chilean President Piñera, and El Salvadoran President Funes today to express his appreciation for their hosting of the First Family during a successful trip to Latin America this past week.  President Obama highlighted the productive conversations carried out with the three leaders and followed up on several initiatives launched during the trip.  With President Rousseff, he underscored the importance of the new bilateral Economic and Financial Dialogue and the Strategic Energy Dialogue; with President Piñera, he thanked Chile for its leadership in co-sponsoring UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Resolution on Iran that was approved on March 24; and with President Funes, he agreed with the Salvadoran leader on the importance of our partnership on Citizen Security in Central America and reaffirmed El Salvador’s participation in the Partnership for Growth initiative.