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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama’s discussion with President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia

President Obama welcomed the opportunity to meet Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili during the Nuclear Security Summit.  The President reaffirmed the United States’ support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and welcomed President Saakashvili’s continuing commitment to democratic reform. 

The President expressed his appreciation for Georgia’s significant contribution to Afghanistan and the two leaders discussed their shared commitment to securing nuclear materials to reduce the threat of proliferation. 

NOTE:  President Barack Obama talks with President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia at the Nuclear Security Summit at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.,  April 13, 2010.   (Credit:  Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)