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Readout of the President's call with Prime Minister Najib of Malaysia

Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release                                                  June 26, 2009
Readout of the President’s call with Prime Minister Najib of Malaysia
The President spoke with Prime Minister Najib earlier today and expressed their shared commitment to strengthening our bilateral relationship. They discussed the ongoing global economic crisis, and stressed the importance of growth and sound regulatory systems in both their economies. The President described U.S. concerns over proliferation and discussed North Korea and Iran, stressing the importance of implementation of UN Security Council resolutions. They also discussed ways to contribute to reconstruction and stability in Afghanistan.