Barroso: Start of Obama’s presidency is “an important starting point” for the whole world


The President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso has called the start of Barrack Obama’s presidency “an important turning point” for the whole world. “I personally believe that the election of President Obama was a turning point for America. Now it can become an important turning point for the rest of the world”, - said Barroso in his letter of congratulation dated for the inauguration of Obama, the 44th President of the USA. RIA “Novosti” informs that the EC President has urged the EU and the USA to continue developing transatlantic connections and to resist the menace to world peace on the international arena.