For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
May 1, 2008
President Bush to Welcome President Martin Torrijos of the Republic of Panama
President Bush will welcome President Martin Torrijos of the Republic of Panama to the White House on May 6, 2008. Panama is an important friend and ally of the United States. The President looks forward to discussing a range of issues with President Torrijos, including our common commitment to the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement, expanding free trade in the hemisphere and globally, strengthening democracy and economic development throughout the region, enhancing security cooperation, and strengthening cooperation in international fora. This visit underscores the strong and deep friendship and cooperation between the United States and Panama.
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