Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom (September 24)

President Obama spoke today by phone with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom to discuss a range of foreign policy and national security issues, including the global refugee crisis and the situation in Syria.  President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron reaffirmed their shared commitment to degrade and ultimately defeat ISIL and to reach a negotiated political transition to end the conflict in Syria.  The President and Prime Minister also discussed the need to focus international attention on the issue of climate change and build support for an ambitious agreement at the upcoming climate conference in Paris.