Obama talks climate with 3 European leaders

AP News
Posted: Dec 15, 2009 4:51 PM

President Barack Obama is discussing the climate summit in Denmark with other world leaders.

Obama spoke by telephone Tuesday with the leaders of Britain, France and Germany.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says Obama's talks with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, French President Nicolas Sarkozy (sahr-koh-ZEE') and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AHN'-geh-lah MEHR'-kuhl) are part of a series of conversations the president has had with world leaders in the past few days.

Obama discussed U.S. efforts to combat climate change. The president is due to arrive in Copenhagen on Friday.

Obama spoke Monday with the leaders of Bangladesh and Ethiopia.