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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President's Call with Greek Prime Minister Papademos

Press Release   •   Nov 22, 2011 04:46 EST

Release Time: For Immediate Release

President Obama spoke with Greek Prime Minster Lukas Papademos today to congratulate him on his appointment, to thank him for taking on such a significant responsibility at a critical moment, and to express U.S. support for Greece’s efforts to implement its commitments under its EU-IMF program.  President Obama reiterated that the United States will stand steadfastly with Greece, a friend and ally, through these difficult times.