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President Obama,In a Bilateral Meeting With Italian PM,Shared Security Over Ukraine & ISIL

[Washington DC]President Barack Obama ,In a Bilateral Meeting With Italian P M,Shared Security Over Ukraine & ISIL
PM Of India Narendra Modi Has Wrapped Up His Bilateral Meeting With Canadian Leader And Now U S President Has Hosted Italian Head In The White House
President Obama hosted Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the White House for a bilateral meeting and a working lunch
At the press conference between these two events, President Obama praised Prime Minister Renzi’s energy and vision as well as his “willingness to challenge the status quo and to look to the future,” noting that these qualities have made the Prime Minister a leading voice in Europe.
Hosting President Obama said “Italy, of course, is one of our closest and strongest allies. And any time Italians and Americans get together, it’s also a chance to celebrate the deep bonds of history and friendship and family.”
President Obama and the Prime Minister spent a substantive amount of time in their bilateral meeting discussing countries’ shared security. Specifically, the two heads of state focused on the need to continue supporting Ukraine, Italy’s important role in the international coalition against ISIL, stabilizing the situation in Libya, and the framework that the U.S. reached with Iran
The President also noted that creating jobs and opportunity is one of Prime Minister Renzi’s top priorities, adding that the Prime Minister is also a strong supporter of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Source White House