The Presidential Planner – Obama Meets EU Leaders

As the European debt crisis continues to escalate, President Obama will meet with leaders of the European Union at the White House today.

In a summit this morning, the president will meet with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, and High Representative Catherine Ashton.

According to the White House, Obama looks forward to discussing “a broad range of issues of mutual concern, including the global economy; our efforts to strengthen economic ties and growth; our joint work to support democracy and prosperity in the European neighborhood, across the Middle East and North Africa, and in other regions.”

In the afternoon, the president will host a private lunch with the leaders before they deliver statements to the press.

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