- “Congratulations to Joe Biden on his election as president of the United States and to Kamala Harris on her historic achievement," said Boris Johnson.
- "Congratulations! The American people have made their decision.
- He tweeted thus: "The Americans have chosen their President.
Following the Democratic Party presidential candidate, Joe Biden’s resounding victory in the US presidential elections, a section of world leaders have already sent in their messages of goodwill while wishing him well as he assumes the reins of power of the world’s superpower.
Boris Johnson Congratulates Biden
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has congratulated President-elect of the United States, Joe Biden, on his victory in the US elections and also highlighted “the historic achievement” of Kamala Harris, the vice president-elect.
“Congratulations to Joe Biden on his election as president of the United States and to Kamala Harris on her historic achievement,” said Boris Johnson, in a statement posted on his Twitter account.
Boris Johnson also pointed out that the United States is the UK’s most important ally and that he looks forward to working closely together on their shared priorities, from climate, trade, and security. “The US is our most important ally and I look forward to working closely together on our shared priorities, from climate change to trade and security.” He said.
Merkel Congratulates Biden
German Chancellor Angela Merkel today congratulated Joe Biden on his victory in the US presidential election, stressing the importance of “transatlantic friendship” between Washington and Berlin to overcome the “big challenges”.
In a statement, Angela Merkel wished Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris “good luck” and “success”.
“Congratulations! The American people have made their decision.
“Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States of America.
“I sincerely wish him the best of luck and every success and I would also like to congratulate Kamala Harris, the first female vice president-elect in the history of your country.
“I look forward to working with President Biden. Our transatlantic friendship is indispensable if we are to deal with the major challenges of our time.”
Macron Looks Forward to Working with Biden
French President Emmanuel Macron congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their victory in the US elections, saying they look forward to working with the new administration to “overcome today’s challenges”.
He tweeted thus: “The Americans have chosen their President.
“Congratulations @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris! We have a lot to do to overcome today’s challenges. Let’s work together!”
Ursula von der Leyen Says Congrats
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen also congratulated the former US vice president Biden for his resounding victory.
She said: “I warmly congratulate Joe Biden on his victory in the US presidential election and look forward to meeting him at the earliest possible opportunity.
“The European Union and the United States are friends, allies, our citizens share the deepest of links.
“Together we have built an unprecedented transatlantic partnership rooted in common history and shared values of democracy, freedom, human rights, social justice and open economy.
“This partnership has underpinned the liberal rules-based international order for decades and remains a pillar of stability, security and prosperity on both sides of the Atlantic.”
Democratic candidate Joe Biden was announced today as the winner of the November 3 US presidential election according to projections by the American media.
According to these projections, Biden got 284 “Great Voters” at the Electoral College, defeating Republican candidate and current President Donald Trump.
Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States is scheduled for January 20, 2021.