President Obama Called President Aquino of the Philippines

Zennie Abraham / Zennie62
Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

aquino-obama-e1338013734752 This from The White House: President Obama put in a call to President Aquino of the Philippines in the wake of the typhoon disaster. This is the White House Press Office readout of the phone call:

Today President Obama spoke with President Aquino of the Philippines to express deep condolences on behalf of the American people for the lives lost and damage caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, one of the strongest storms to ever hit land. Over the weekend, the President directed the Administration to mount a swift and coordinated response to save lives and provide assistance to alleviate the suffering of so many Filipinos. President Obama discussed with President Aquino the need for a speedy assessment of what further American resources would be most helpful to assist in the Philippine recovery effort. In the days ahead, the United States will continue to work with the Philippines to deliver whatever help we can, as quickly as possible. The President affirmed that the thoughts and prayers of the American people go out to the millions of people in the Philippines affected by this devastating storm.

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Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.

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