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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator and Democratic candidate for Vice President Kamala Harris celebrate outside the Chase Center after Biden accepted the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination during the largely virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention, in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., August 20, 2020

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picture captionJoe Biden and Kamala Harris are projected to win Pennsylvania, sealing their bid for the White Home

The outcomes are lastly in and the world is reacting to the victory of Joe Biden over Donald Trump within the US presidential election.

For days, folks around the globe have been glued to the White Home race.

It is not simply the US that the election of a brand new president impacts – a brand new chief within the White Home can rework the nation’s overseas coverage and its method to its associates and foes alike.

The Trump marketing campaign has indicated their candidate doesn’t plan to concede.

However this hasn’t stopped quite a few heads of state congratulating Mr Biden and his VP choose Kamala Harris. Listed here are a couple of:

Boris Johnson – UK prime minister

“Congratulations to Joe Biden on his election… and to Kamala Harris on her historic achievement. The US is our most vital ally and I look ahead to working carefully collectively on our shared priorities, from local weather change to commerce and safety”

Narendra Modi – Indian prime minister

“Congratulations Joe Biden in your spectacular victory! Because the VP, your contribution to strengthening Indo-US relations was vital and invaluable. I look ahead to working carefully collectively as soon as once more…

“Heartiest congratulations Kamala Harris! Your success is pathbreaking, and a matter of immense delight not simply in your chittis, but additionally for all Indian-Individuals. I’m assured that the colourful India-US ties will get even stronger together with your assist and management.”

Andrew Holness – Jamaican prime minister

“America may have its first feminine Vice President within the individual of Kamala Harris, and we’re proud that she bears Jamaican heritage.

“Her ascension to this position is a monumental accomplishment for ladies everywhere in the world and I salute her.”

Justin Trudeau – Canadian prime minister

“Congratulations, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Our two nations are shut associates, companions, and allies. We share a relationship that is distinctive on the world stage. I am actually wanting ahead to working collectively and constructing on that with you each.”

Angela Merkel – German chancellor

“Our transatlantic friendship is indispensable if we’re to take care of the most important challenges of our instances”

Emmanuel Macron – French president

“The Individuals have chosen their President… We’ve got so much to do to beat at the moment’s challenges. Let’s work collectively!”

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picture captionJoe Biden met members of the Kearney clan at a Louth restaurant in 2016

Micheál Martin – Irish taoiseach (prime minister)

“Joe Biden has been a real good friend of this nation all through his life and I look ahead to working with him within the years forward. I additionally look ahead to welcoming him again residence when the circumstances enable!”

  • The Irish relatives celebrating Joe Biden’s win

Frank Bainimarama – prime minister of Fiji

“Collectively, now we have a planet to save lots of from a Local weather Emergency and a worldwide economic system to construct again higher from Covid-19.

“Now, greater than ever, we’d like the USA on the helm of those multilateral efforts (and again within the Paris Settlement – ASAP!)”

Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan – crown prince of Abu Dhabi

“Our honest needs for additional improvement and prosperity for the American folks. The UAE and USA are associates and allies with a robust historic partnership that we look ahead to strengthening collectively.”

Barham Salih – Iraqi president

“I prolong warmest congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden, a good friend and trusted associate in the reason for constructing a greater Iraq. We look ahead to working to attain our frequent targets and strengthening peace and stability in your entire Center East.”

Not everybody was in congratulatory temper nonetheless:

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei – Iran

“The state of affairs within the US & what they themselves say about their elections is a spectacle! That is an instance of the ugly face of liberal democracy within the US. Whatever the end result, one factor is totally clear, the particular political, civil, & ethical decline of the US regime.”

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