White House Release
Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
April 5, 2009


[Released by The White House, Office of the Press Secretary]

President Obama met with Czech President Vaclav Klaus and Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek. This was President Obama's first bilateral meeting with his Czech counterparts. They discussed cooperation on a wide range of issues, including the results of the NATO Summit, climate change, our shared commitment to success in Afghanistan, and our cooperation on missile defense.