For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
May 29, 2008
President Bush to Welcome President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of the Republic of the Philippines
President Bush will welcome President Arroyo of the Republic of the Philippines to the White House on June 24, 2008. The President welcomes the opportunity to talk to President Arroyo about ways to advance our close bilateral cooperation on a broad range of areas, including ASEAN, Burma, counter-terrorism, defense reform, food security, and regional economic integration. The U.S.-Philippines alliance is grounded firmly in shared values of freedom, security and prosperity, and the President looks forward to discussions with President Arroyo on ways to enhance further our strong partnership and support for democracy in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.
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