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U.S.-EU Summit, 2008

President George W. Bush walks through an honor cordon with Prime Minister Janez Jansa of Slovenia after arriving Monday, June 9, 2008, at Ljubljana International Airport. [White House photo]The President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Europe from June 9 to June 16, 2008, to strengthen the trans-Atlantic partnership and to celebrate the enduring friendship between our nations based on shared democratic values. The President and Mrs. Bush's visit also commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Marshall Plan and the Berlin Airlift, underscoring the historic and continuing U.S. role in supporting a Europe increasingly whole, free, and at peace. The President began his trip by participating in the annual U.S.-European Union (EU) Summit in Slovenia. Following the Summit, the President and Mrs. Bush visited Germany, Italy, the Holy See, France, and the United Kingdom. 

 Remarks by President Bush
--06/10/08  Press Gaggle by Dana Perino and National Security Advisor Steve Hadley
--06/10/08  President Bush Participates in Joint Press Availability with Slovenian Prime Minister Jansa and European Commission President Barroso
--06/09/08  President Bush Departs for Europe
--06/09/08  Press Gaggle by Dana Perino, National Security Advisor for Regional Affairs Judy Ansley, and Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs Dan Price
--06/06/08  Interview of the President by Christian Malar, France 3 TV
--06/06/08  Interview of the President by Gianni Riotta, RAI TV, Italy
--06/06/08  Interview of the President by Natasa Briski, POP TV, Slovenia
--06/04/08  Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley on the President's Trip to Europe

--06/10/08  2008 U.S.-EU Summit Declaration
--06/10/08  Fact Sheet: The United States and The European Union: Working Together to Advance Freedom and Prosperity Around the World
--06/10/08  Transatlantic Economic Council Report to the EU-U.S. Summit 2008 

Related Sites
White House Summit Page
U.S. Mission to the European Union

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