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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia by National Security Council Spokesman Mike Hammer

This afternoon President Obama spoke with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia who offered his congratulations to the United States on the passage of historic health insurance reform by the House of Representatives.  During their call the two leaders discussed issues of mutual concern and reaffirmed the strong relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States of America.