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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's call with Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey

President Obama called Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan from Air Force One today to congratulate the Prime Minister on the historic victory of his party in Turkey’s June 12 parliamentary elections.  The leaders noted the rich partnership and warm friendship between the United States and Turkey, and agreed to continue working closely together to develop an even stronger bilateral relationship.