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Statement by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on upcoming travel by the President

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release                                                            July 17, 2009

STATEMENT BY PRESS SECRETARY ROBERT GIBBS
Upcoming Travel by the President
The President will travel to Guadalajara, Mexico, August 9-10 to attend the North American Leaders Summit with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The summit meeting will provide an opportunity for the United States, Mexico, and Canada to engage on a broad range of issues, including economic recovery and competitiveness in North America, our shared interest in energy and the environment, and cooperation among our governments to promote the safety and welfare of our citizens, including continued close cooperation to counter the A/H1N1 influenza pandemic.