Emailed to Ottawa reporters a minute ago:
Read-out of Call between Prime Minister Harper and President-elect Obama
On Thursday November 6, Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke to President-elect Obama to congratulate him on winning the US Presidential election.
In a warm exchange, the two leaders emphasized that there could be no closer friends and allies and vowed to maintain and further build upon this strong relationship.
They touched on the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Washington on November 15, 2008 and its importance for addressing the global financial crisis.
The Prime Minister and the President-elect agreed to talk again in the near future.