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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Obama’s Call with President Karzai

President Obama spoke with President Karzai of Afghanistan today.  They discussed regional support for Afghan-led reconciliation, the Afghanistan-Pakistan-Iran trilateral meetings last week in Islamabad, and other strategic issues of mutual concern.  They agreed to speak again soon to remain closely aligned as both countries continue our efforts to achieve common goals, and work to forge a long-term partnership.