Obama thanks Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, Turkey’s prime minister for their congratulations
President Barack Obama’s aides are showcasing post-election congratulatory messages from the Islamist leaders of Egypt and Turkey, inadvertently highlighting Obama’s increasing reliance on newly elected Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
"Since Tuesday evening, President Obama has been receiving messages from his counterparts around the world congratulating him on winning re-election to a second term in office,” said a White House statement released on Thursday.
Among the callers highlighted by the administration were the elected leaders of France, Germany, India, Israel, Canada and the United Kingdom. (continue reading...)