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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Phone Calls with World Leaders

Today the President was able to continue returning messages of congratulations from his counterparts. In each call, he thanked his counterpart for their friendship and partnership thus far and expressed his desire to continue close cooperation moving ahead.

The President spoke with:

Prime Minister Enda Kenny of Ireland
President Shimon Peres of Israel
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda of Japan
President Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea
President Felipe Calderon of Mexico
President-Elect Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico