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President Sarkozy on the phone with President Obama

President Sarkozy on the phone with President Obama

Published on October 14, 2009
Communiqué from the Presidency of the Republic.

Paris, October 14, 2009

The President of the Republic spoke by phone this evening with the American President, Barack Obama, about the negotiations under way on climate change ahead of the Copenhagen Conference at the end of the year, and the upcoming dates in the dialogue conducted by the Six with Iran.

With respect to climate, the two Presidents agreed to step up consultations between France, the European Union and the United States in order to contribute to the success of the Copenhagen Summit.

As for Iran, the two Presidents expressed the hope that reviving the dialogue will lead to decisive progress in the coming weeks in accordance with Iran’s international obligations, and noted that Iranian cooperation will be assessed by the end of the year.

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