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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 Michelle Bachelet Jeria of Chile

On Monday, June 30, President Obama will welcome back to the White House Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.  The visit will highlight our close relationship with Chile and our strong partnership with the Bachelet Administration on advancing peace and global security, social inclusion, and free trade.  The President looks forward to consulting with President Bachelet on UN Security Council matters, other multilateral and regional issues, and ongoing negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, as well as on expanding educational exchanges and deepening our collaboration in the areas of energy, science, and technology.