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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia

President Obama will host President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia at the White House on Tuesday, December 3.  The visit will highlight our longstanding partnership with Colombia and our continuing support for the Santos Administration’s efforts to achieve peace and to build a more democratic society.  The President looks forward to discussing cooperation on promoting citizen security, respect for human rights, and economic prosperity for all Colombians.  The President also looks forward to discussing the expansion of our economic ties, anchored by the growing trade relationship we share through the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement.