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Readout of the Presidents Telephone call with Prime Minister Harper of Canada

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        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              March 30, 2009       
Readout of the Presidents telephone call to Prime Minister Harper of Canada
The President spoke with Prime Minister Harper today to discuss economic issues in advance of the G 20 Summit in London.  The leaders discussed opportunities for working together to resolve the global financial crisis and restore economic growth by spurring demand, restoring trade, and creating jobs.  The leaders pledged to do all that is necessary to restart growth, and concurrently work to advance regulatory reforms to help ensure no such crisis occurs again.  The President thanked Prime Minister Harper for his leadership in addressing the economic crisis.