For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 3, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
President Uribe of Colombia to Visit Washington
The President will welcome President Alvaro Uribe to the White House for a meeting and a working lunch on September 25. The United States is committed to helping President Uribe and the Colombian people defend their democracy against the threats and violence of terrorists and narcotics traffickers. The President looks forward to a productive dialogue with President Uribe on the many ways we can work together to further strengthen our partnership and achieve our common goals in security, human rights, and trade.
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