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Remarks by the President to Parliament in London, United Kingdom [May 25, 2011]   [open pdf - 41KB]

In his May 25, 2011 remarks, President Obama addresses the Parliament, Lord Chancellor, Speaker, Prime Minister, and members of the House of Commons. Obama states that he would like to point out that Great Britain and the United States have had one of the best alliances in history and have overcome many obstacles together from World War II to the Cold War. Obama references the two countries history, values and shared heritage as a point of strength and commonality. Obama then goes on to address the shared risk of terrorism and threats, and the cooperative effort in Afghanistan. With shift occurring in the Middle East Obama reminds Britain and the United States that we must work together and be vigilant. Obama also mentionse the similarities of the employment and economic challenges facing both American and British citizens. He stressed the importance that both countries should cooperate and work together to address these issues.

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2011-05-25
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