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White House Statement by the Press Secretary on the North American Leaders' Summit

October 28, 2011


THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 28, 2011

Statement by the Press Secretary on the North American Leaders’ Summit

President Obama will host Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada and President Felipe Calderon of Mexico for the North American Leaders’ Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii on November 13, 2011. The meeting will build on wide-ranging, on-going cooperation among the United States, Canada, and Mexico with a particular focus on competitiveness, citizen security, energy and climate change, and North America’s role in the Americas as well as in global economic, political, and security issues. The last North American Leaders’ Summit was hosted by President Calderon in Guadalajara in August 2009.

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