For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 22, 2006
President Bush to Welcome President Arias of Costa Rica
President Bush will welcome President Arias of Costa Rica to the White House on December 6, 2006. Costa Rica is an important regional ally of the United States, and this visit underscores the friendship and cooperation between the United States and Costa Rica. The President and President Arias will be discussing a range of issues, including the importance of democracy, free trade, and economic prosperity, and continuing cooperation in areas of mutual interest.
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