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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's Call with Colombian President-Elect Santos

Earlier today President Obama called Colombian President-elect Juan Manuel Santos to congratulate him on his historic victory in Sunday’s run-off election.  The President and President-elect Santos discussed their shared desire to deepen the strong relationship between the United States and Colombia across a wide range of bilateral, hemispheric, and global issues and to work together to improve the lives of people in both countries.