Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release                                           September 27, 2009
Readout of the President's call with Chancellor Merkel
President Obama called Chancellor Merkel on September 27 to offer his congratulations on her reelection as Chancellor. The United States and Germany are close allies, and partner together around the world to promote freedom, security and prosperity. The President and Chancellor Merkel agreed that with the election of a strong German government, our cooperation will further strengthen and deepen. The President looks forward to continued close cooperation with Chancellor Merkel to address our common challenges in the years ahead.

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