Archive for Sunday, February 22, 2009

White House: Britain’s Brown to visit Obama

February 22, 2009


— British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is coming to the White House next month for talks with President Barack Obama.

The meeting is set for March 3. The leaders plan to discuss the global financial crisis, an economic summit set for London in April and the war in Afghanistan, as well as NATO’s upcoming 60th anniversary summit.

The White House said in a statement Saturday that Britain and the U.S. share a special partnership and Obama looks forward to working closely with Brown to address common global challenges.


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