Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Bush Meets Slovenian President

"U.S. President George Bush has met with Slovenian President Danilo Turk ahead of a summit with European Union leaders that will cover a broad range of issues - including Iran's nuclear program.

Mr. Bush and Mr. Turk met at Brdo Castle in Kranj, Slovenia. He is to also hold talks with Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa.

During Tuesday's summit with European leaders, President Bush said he wants to discuss joint action to tackle high energy costs, including the need to cut dependence on fossil fuels. He also plans to ask for European help in Afghanistan and to put more pressure on Iran to give up its nuclear program.

The president is to also visit the Slovenia's world-famous Lipizzaner horse exhibit before heading off to Germany."

Source: VOA News