After four years of escalating tensions between President Donald Trump and key international allies, world leaders are responding to the news about Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election on Saturday with praise and congratulations.
As vice president of the Obama administration, Biden has strengthened relationships with world leaders, and many call him a “true ally” of their countries and alliances in what they say.
Many also congratulated Kamala Harris on him historic advancement of vice president-elected.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
“We will further build on this foundation as we continue to keep our people safe and healthy from the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and work to promote peace and equality, economic prosperity, and action on climate around the world, ” SAYS in an enlarged statement. “I look forward to working with President-elect Biden, Vice President-elect Harris, their administration, and the U.S. Congress as we discuss the world’s most pressing challenges.”
German Chancellor Angela Merkel
“Congratulations! The American people have decided. Joe Biden is the 46th president of the United States of America. I sincerely wish him his fortune and success and I also congratulate Kamala Harris, the first woman elected Vice President in her country, “Merkel said. a statement in German. “I look forward to future cooperations with President Biden. Our transatlantic friendship is irreplaceable if we want to solve most of the challenges of our times.”
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg
“I look forward to working with President-elect Biden, Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris and the new administration to further strengthen the bond between North America and Europe,” he said. SAYS Stoltenberg, who led the military alliance organization through Trump’s criticisms and accusations that its members were taking advantage of the US.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis
The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky
Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness
The President of Kazakhstan Qasym-Jomart Toqayev
Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin
Martin referred to Biden’s Irish Catholic roots in his Twitter statement, saying, “I’m also excited to welcome him home if circumstances allow!”
French President Emmanuel Macron
Colombian President Iván Duque
“We’re happy @JoeBiden, the next president of the United States and @kamalaharris, the first female vice president of the United States, “Duque tweeted in Spanish.” We want you to be successful in your role. “
Argentine President Alberto Fernández
“I congratulate the American people on the recordout turnout in the elections, a clear expression of the will of the majority,” he tweeted.