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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia

President Donald J. Trump today spoke with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia, who expressed solidarity with the United States and offered the support and sympathy of the Colombian people to Hurricane Harvey survivors.  President Trump thanked President Santos and the Colombian people for their compassionate support of the communities devastated by the unprecedented flooding.  The two leaders discussed the deteriorating political, economic, and humanitarian situation in Venezuela.  Finally, President Trump stressed the importance of Colombia doing its utmost to eliminate the production and trafficking of illegal drugs.