President Obama / Carolyn Kaster, AP
President Obama spends much of Tuesday on foreign policy, meeting with the president of Colombia and welcoming new ambassadors to the United States.
In the late morning, Obama and President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia.discuss "cooperation on promoting citizen security, respect for human rights, and economic prosperity for all Colombians," says the White House.
The two presidents will also talk about "the growing trade relationship we share through the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement," the schedule says.
In the afternoon, Obama participates in a credentialing ceremony for nine ambassadors from other nations:
His Excellency Kyaw Myo Htut, Ambassador of the Union of Burma;
His Excellency Ron Dermer, Ambassador of the State of Israel;
His Excellency Vijavat Isarabhakdi, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand;
His Excellency Iulian Buga, Ambassador of Romania;
His Excellency Eugene Glenwood Newry, Ambassador of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas;
His Excellency Carlos Filomeno Azevedo Agostinho das Neves, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe;
His Excellency Luis Carlos Villegas Echeverri, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia;
His Excellency Shaikh Abdulla Mohamed Rashed Alkhalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain;
Her Excellency Maguy Maccario Doyle, Ambassador of the Principality of Monaco;
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