Skip to comments.President Obama's first call 'was to President Abbas'
Posted on 01/21/2009 5:20:49 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
President Obama placed the Middle East at the forefront of his first hours in office yesterday as he sought to make good on his promise of ushering in a new era of peace.
In a flurry of telephone calls from the Oval Office, he reached out to leaders in the region and vowed to engage immediately in pursuit of a permanent Arab-Israeli settlement.
The spokesman for President Abbas revealed that Mr Obama had told the Palestinian leader that their conversation was his first with a foreign statesman since taking office. Mr Obama also spoke to President Mubarak of Egypt, Ehud Olmert, the Israeli Prime Minister, and King Abdullah of Jordan.
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That’s great. You’d think he would put America first.
Who else would you expect someone named Hussein to call first?
That’s nice. And our allies can wait their turns?
Canada? England? France? Germany? Japan? I would have thought there were about a hundred heads of state he should have called before Abbas.
“peace” as defined by the koran and muslims.
I think I would have called our largest trading partner, and multi-thousand mile border-neighbor Canada first. Then our closest military ally, the U.K. But, that’s just me.
Do these calls count as “terrorist chatter”? Just wondering.
is first call is to him, and his first action is to stop the 9-11 terrorist trials so they can get additional rights in the US courts.
Way to go hussien!
THere ya go, thinking the old way again. Friends who have stood by you for decades are just part of the problem.
Do I need a sarc tag?
Muzzie talking to Muzzie?
Boy.. all the various news of Obama’s plans to destroy our country and Israel are coming out fast and furious tonight.
Last one standing..turn out the lights please.. that is if we have any lights left burning after he destroys our energy sector too.
Abbas: "Hello...President Obama...is that you?"
Obama: "Allahu Akbar."
It won't when he reverses the Patriot Act.
I agree, his first call should have been to the President of the United States.
You nailed that one too,,,,it looks like Hussein is about to stop offshore drilling.
Wonder what Israel must be thinking....
Finally we have a leader who gets it and we can soon have peace in the world. /s
ROTFLMAO because of the cool aid drinkers of hope and change.
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