Press Statement

Telephone Call from President Obama of the United States of America to YAB Prime Minister

By Wednesday May 15th, 2013 No Comments

President Barack Obama has expressed his understanding and acceptance of the process and results of the country’s recently concluded 13thGeneral Elections.

In a surprise call to Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak early today, the US President was also briefed on the Government’s efforts to ensure the clean and fair process of the elections.

He also congratulated Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib for his success in getting the mandate from the people to continue leading the country.

During the conversation, Obama also agreed to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit to be held in Kuala Lumpur from 11-12 October.

Malaysia and United States will continue to strengthen bilateral relations between both countries through regional and international cooperation.

The President touched on the subject of bilateral and multilateral trade, and specifically on Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), he looked forward towards an early conclusion of the initiative.

Both leaders also discussed the issue of Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

Najib said he appreciated the personal call and interest shown by the US President on Malaysia and his desire to foster closer relationship between both countries and administration.

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