Many leaders across the world have congratulated the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden who was inaugurated on Wednesday.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, said, “Canada and the United States enjoy one of the most unique relationships in the world.”
Trudeau, who did not enjoy great relationship with Trump added that he looks forward to working with the new administration especially in the areas of promoting climate action, clean economic growth, inclusion and diversity.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, through her spokesman, Steffen Seibert on twitter celebrated Biden, saying that she looks “forward to a new chapter of German-American friendship and cooperation.”
President Muhammadu Buhari in a communique issued by his special media aide, Garba Shehu, said, “We look forward to the Biden presidency with great hope and optimism for the strengthening of existing cordial relationships, working together to tackle global terrorism, climate change, poverty and improvement of economic ties, and expansion of trade.
“We hope that this will be an era of great positivity between our two nations, as we jointly address issues of mutual interest,” he added.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, through a tweet sent after the inauguration, congratulated Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, adding that “America’s leadership is vital on the issues that matter to us all, from climate change to COVID, and I look forward to working with President Biden.”
Congratulations to @JoeBiden on being sworn in as President of the United States and to @KamalaHarris on her historic inauguration. America’s leadership is vital on the issues that matter to us all, from climate change to COVID, and I look forward to working with President Biden.
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) January 20, 2021
According to British news agency PA Media, Scotlands First Minister Nicola Sturgeon took a swipe at Trump, saying, “I’m sure many of us across the chamber and across Scotland will be very happy to say cheerio to Donald Trump today.”
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte tweeted that “this is a great day for democracy, reaching far beyond the American borders.”
“Italy stands ready to face the challenges of our common international agenda together with the United States,” he added.
Wishing good work to President @JoeBiden and Vice-President @KamalaHarris. This is a great day for democracy, reaching far beyond the American borders. Italy stands ready to face the challenges of our common international agenda together with the United States. #InaugurationDay
— Giuseppe Conte (@GiuseppeConteIT) January 20, 2021
“The Australia-U.S. Alliance has never been more important,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said while congratulating Biden and Harris.
With all countries fully engaged, we have a real opportunity to prevent climate catastrophe & embark on transformative #ClimateAction.
— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) January 20, 2021