For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 7, 2005
President to Welcome Czech Republic President Klaus to Washington
President Bush will welcome President Vaclav Klaus of the Czech Republic to the White House on March 8. The Czech Republic is a close friend and ally of the United States. It remains a staunch member of the Coalition that brought freedom to Iraq and Afghanistan, and a strong NATO ally. The President and President Klaus will discuss transatlantic priorities, Iraq, the advance of democracy in Eastern Europe and the broader Middle East, and other key global issues during their meeting.
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