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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa

President Obama called South African President Jacob Zuma today to congratulate him on his re-election -- the African National Congress’s fifth successful election in the post-Apartheid era.  The presidents noted that they look forward to continuing to work together on bilateral and multilateral issues of importance, and to ensuring the upcoming U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit advances regional stability and economic growth.