Bush Meets with 'Friendly Faces' in Last Europe Trip President Bush is meeting with European leaders Tuesday in Slovenia for the annual U.S.-European summit. It's the first stop on the last scheduled European trip of his presidency. The weeklong tour will take him to Britain, Germany, Italy and France. NPR White House correspondent Don Gonyea says he's meeting mostly with his longtime allies.
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Bush Meets with 'Friendly Faces' in Last Europe Trip

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Bush Meets with 'Friendly Faces' in Last Europe Trip

Bush Meets with 'Friendly Faces' in Last Europe Trip

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RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

NPR's White House correspondent Don Gonyea is traveling with the president, and he joined us to talk about it. Don, not a new message from the president.

DON GONYEA: Give a listen to the president here.

P: A group of countries can send a clear message to the Iranians, and that is we're going to continue to isolate you, we'll continue to work on sanctions, we'll find new sanctions if need be, if you continue to deny the just demands of a free world, which is to give up your - to give up your enrichment program.

GONYEA: So that is something that the president feels good about.

MONTAGNE: Now, as far as President Bush is concerned, this was billed as a quiet farewell tour. Does the president's message, part of which we've just heard, signal a harder edge to the trip?