President Obama calls Polish president
WASHINGTON - July 5, 2010 -- President Barack Obama has invited Poland's new president to visit him in Washington.
Obama telephoned his congratulations to Bronislaw Komorowski today after he won an election held three months after President Lech Kaczynski (lehk kah-CHIN'-skee) died in a plane crash.
According to the White House, Obama told Komorowski that the "resilience and resolve" the Polish people demonstrated after the tragedy remains an inspiration to the world.
The president also thanked Poland for its contribution to the U.S. military campaign in Afghanistan and offered condolences for Poland's sacrifices on the battlefield there.
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