Obama speaks with Putin, Karzai about re-electionNovember 13, 2012 @ 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama has talked to several foreign leaders about his re-election, including Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO'-tihn) and Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Spokesman Jay Carney said Obama spoke with six foreign leaders on Tuesday as he continues to return messages of congratulations from heads of state around the world. Carney said Obama thanked each leader for his friendship and expressed a desire to continue cooperation in the future.
Obama also spoke with Premier Mario Monti of Italy, King Abdullah II of Jordan, Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain.
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