PARIS: World leaders stated they had been trying ahead to working with US Joe Biden, because the Democrat was sworn in as president after 4 turbulent years below Donald Trump.
Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated US President Joe Biden on his inauguration and stated he seems to be ahead to constructing stronger US-Pak ties.
“I congratulate President JoeBiden on his inauguration. Look forward to working with POTUS in building a stronger Pak-US partnership through trade and economic engagement, countering climate change, improving public health, combating corruption and promoting peace in region and beyond,” the prime minister wrote in a message on Twitter.
Charles Michel, president of the European Council, tweeted congratulations to each Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, including: “It’s time to bring back conviction & common sense and rejuvenate our EU-US relationship.”
European Fee President Ursula von der Leyen stated: “Europe is ready for a fresh start.”
President Hassan Rouhani hailed the departure of “tyrant” Trump, Tehran having repeatedly known as on Washington to elevate sanctions imposed over its nuclear drive.
“We expect (the Biden administration) to return to law and to commitments, and try in the next four years, if they can, to remove the stains of the past four years,” stated Rouhani.
Biden’s administration desires america again within the landmark Iran nuclear accord, from which Trump withdrew, supplied Tehran returns to strict compliance.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Biden to “strengthen,” a long-standing alliance between the 2 nations.
“I look forward to working with you to further strengthen the US-Israel alliance, to continue expanding peace between Israel and the Arab world and to confront common challenges, chief among them the threat posed by Iran,” Netanyahu stated in a video.
“The bond between North America and Europe is the bedrock of our security, and a strong NATO is good for both North America and Europe,” stated NATO Common Secretary Jens Stoltenberg.
“NATO Allies need to stand together to address the security consequences of the rise of China, the threat of terrorism, including in Afghanistan and Iraq, and a more assertive Russia.”
Pope Francis urged Biden to advertise “reconciliation and peace” all over the world.
“At a time when the grave crises facing our human family call for far-sighted and united responses, I pray that your decisions will be guided by a concern for building a society marked by authentic justice and freedom,” the pope stated.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated Russia would search “good relations with the United States”, whereas a overseas ministry assertion stated they anticipated a “more constructive” strategy to imminent arms management talks.
The US and Russia are to debate extending the landmark 2010 New START nuclear weapons accord shortly after Biden’s swearing in. The final remaining nuclear pact between the nations, it limits either side to 1,500 nuclear warheads and is ready to run out February 5.
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany, Europe’s largest economic system, stated he was “greatly relieved” Biden was changing Trump as US president, calling it a “good day for democracy”.
Germany regarded ahead “to knowing we again have the US at our side as an indispensable partner” in addressing “the coronavirus pandemic, climate change, security issues, arms control and disarmament, and many urgent conflicts around the world”.
French authorities spokesman Gabriel Attal stated Biden’s commitments to rejoin the World Well being Group, which leads the worldwide response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the Paris local weather treaty had been “extremely important” following Trump’s exit from them.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has confronted criticism over his shut relationship with Trump, stated he was trying ahead to “working closely” with Biden.
“In our fight against Covid and across climate change, defence, security and in promoting and defending democracy, our goals are the same and our nations will work hand in hand to achieve them,” he stated.
“Today a true friend of Ireland @JoeBiden became the 46th President of the USA,” Prime Minister Micheal Martin wrote on Twitter.
“It is a day of history and hope and I look forward to forging ever closer ties between our two great nations.”
“Our two countries are more than neighbours – we are close friends, partners, and allies,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated, pledging Canada’s cooperation in preventing the coronavirus pandemic, for local weather motion and for a sustainable financial restoration.
Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi tweeted: “My warmest congratulations to @JoeBiden on his assumption of office as President of the United States of America. I look forward to working with him to strengthen India-US strategic partnership.”