- Kim Jong-un “offered his sympathy to the president and the first lady,”
- "Although we’re in the midst of a big political fight, and we take that very seriously, we also want to extend our best wishes to the president of the United States, the First Lady," Said Obama.
- "We wish the President and First Lady a speedy recovery, and hope for the safety of the White House staff, the Secret Service, and others putting their lives on the line. The Clintons tweeted.
- "I think I'm doing very well but we're going to make sure that things work out, the First Lady is doing very well...' tweeeted Trump
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as well as two former US presidents, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and his wife, a former first lady and a 2016 presidential contender, Hillary Clinton join the long list of world leaders that sent messages of goodwill and quick recovery to US President Donald Trump and first lady, Melania Trump after the duo tested positive for COVID-19.
Kim Jong Un in his message wished Trump to recover “as soon as possible,” as reported by the official Korean Central News Agency, (KCNA).The state news agency further elaborated that Kim Jong-un “offered his sympathy to the president and the first lady,” “He sincerely hoped that they would be recovered as soon as possible. He hoped they will surely overcome it. He sent warm greetings to them.” added the official North Korean agency.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have got a chemistry. Notably, it’s only Trump amongst all the world leaders that have previously battled coronavirus to whom Kim Jong Un has sent warm greetings and wished a quick recovery. The two leaders have previously met three times, their first meeting having been during a summit in June 2018 in Singapore.
Obama, Clinton Sent Greetings to Trump, Wish him Well.
Two former US Presidents, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton on Friday also sent their messages of goodwill to President Trump and wished him as well as the nation’s first lady a speedy recovery.
“Although we’re in the midst of a big political fight, and we take that very seriously, we also want to extend our best wishes to the president of the United States, the First Lady,” Said Obama.
“Michelle and I want to make sure that we acknowledge the president and the first lady at this difficult time,” added the former head of state during a virtual fundraising event for the Democratic party presidential candidate, Joe Biden.
Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton, former US first lady and President Trump’s competitor in the 2016 US presidential race took to Twitter late Friday to wish the Trumps as well as all the white house staff exposed to the virus a quick recovery.
“We wish the President and First Lady a speedy recovery, and hope for the safety of the White House staff, the Secret Service, and others putting their lives on the line. The Clintons tweeted.
This pandemic has affected so many. We must continue to protect ourselves, our families, and communities,” They added.
The ailing Trump was on Friday airlifted to Walter Reed Military Hospital, in the suburbs of Washington where he is currently residing as he undergoes treatment.
“I think I’m doing very well but we’re going to make sure that things work out, the First Lady is doing very well, so thank you very much I appreciate it, I will never forget it.” said Donald Trump in a video message that was posted on his Twitter account.
Upon leaving the White House, Trump, who wore a mask, greeted journalists in the gardens of the White House but said nothing before boarding the presidential helicopter “Marine One”, which took off shortly afterward.