Canadian chief Justin Trudeau emphasised the shut alliance between Canada and the US in his remarks.

“Congratulations Joe Biden and Kamala Harris,” Trudeau wrote on Twitter. “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.”

In Europe, the reactions had been led by Irish politicians. “I need to congratulate the brand new President Elect of the USA [Joe Biden],” Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin tweeted after the end result emerged. Martin additionally referenced Biden’s Irish-American heritage, including: “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 permit!”

Eire’s well being minister Simon Coveney stated the nation’s authorities regarded “ahead to working with a (Biden/Harris) presidency to maintain & strengthen Irish American relations, and a lot extra.”

The leaders of US allies South Korea and Australia additionally congratulated Biden and Harris.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated in a press release that “the President-elect has been an important good friend of Australia over a few years,” and famous that Biden will step into the position at an important time because the world battles the Covid-19 pandemic.

“American management is indispensable to assembly these challenges and upholding the principles, norms and requirements of our worldwide group,” Morrison stated.

Morrison thanked present US President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his or her work with Australia over the previous 4 years.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in tweeted he regarded ahead to working with Biden and Harris.

“Our alliance is robust and the bond between our two nations is rock-solid,” Moon stated.

‘Welcome again America!’

In France Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo additionally reacted on Twitter, declaring “Welcome again America!”

“Whereas we’re about to have fun the fifth anniversary of the Paris Settlement, this victory symbolizes our have to act collectively greater than ever, in view of local weather emergency,” she wrote.

The US left the landmark settlement earlier this week.

French President Emmanuel Macron additionally posted a energetic tweet, writing: “The People have chosen their President. We have now quite a bit to do to beat right now’s challenges. Let’s work collectively!”

The sense of Biden’s election strengthening the US world position was additionally echoed in different European statements.

Norbert Röttgen, Chairman of the German Overseas Affairs Committee, stated he was “very blissful for all my American associates and for this nice probability to revive our transatlantic friendship,” whereas Overseas Minister Heiko Maas stated Germany needed “to put money into our cooperation for a brand new transatlantic starting, a brand new deal.”

London mayor Sadiq Khan stated Biden and Harris’ win meant it was “time to get again to constructing bridges, not partitions” in a dig at President Trump’s coverage of constructing a wall on the US-Mexico border.

Khan and Trump have clashed repeatedly through the years.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson additionally congratulated Biden and Harris and harassed the significance of the transatlantic relationship.

“Congratulations to Joe Biden on his election as President of america and to Kamala Harris on her historic achievement,” Johnson stated on Twitter.

“The US is our most necessary ally and I look ahead to working carefully collectively on our shared priorities, from local weather change to commerce and safety.”

Johnson and Trump’s administrations had been considered shut allies and UK Overseas Secretary Dominic Raab took care to acknowledge the White Home incumbent.

“It was an in depth contest and [Donald Trump] fought arduous,” he wrote on Twitter.

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán additionally congratulated Biden, in accordance to Orbán’s spokesman Zoltan Kovacs.

Orbán stated in a letter to Biden: “I want you good well being and steady successes in fulfilling your duties of extraordinary accountability.”

‘Important shared pursuits’

Some politicians who had nearer ties to Trump took the time to replicate on the sitting president’s achievements.

In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted his congratulations on Twitter a number of hours after different world leaders.

Netanyahu stated he and Biden have had a “lengthy & heat” private relationship for nearly 40 years and sees him as “an important good friend of Israel” and appears ahead to working collectively.

Netanyahu has labored carefully with the White Home on Center East coverage lately.

In a separate Twitter submit, Netanyahu thanked Trump “for the friendship you might have proven the state of Israel and me personally, for recognizing Jerusalem and the Golan, for standing as much as Iran, for the historic peace accords and for bringing the American-Israeli alliance to unprecedented heights.”

In the meantime, Israeli Opposition chief Yair Lapid stated: “Congratulations to my good friend President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris. The connection between our nations is predicated on deeply held values and demanding shared pursuits which I do know can be on the coronary heart of your administration.”

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas additionally provided his congratulations to the winners of the US Presidential election.

In a press release launched on the official Palestinian information company Wafa, Abbas stated he was “wanting ahead to working with President-elect Biden and his administration with a view to improve the Palestinian-American relations and obtain freedom, independence, justice and dignity for our folks… and with a view to obtain peace, stability and safety for all in our area and the world.”

‘The ugly face of liberal democracy’

World leaders spent the previous week watching carefully because the election outcomes regularly unfolded. Some, like UK Prime Minister Johnson, tread calmly in anticipation of an unclear consequence. Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau had stated he was observing cautiously in order to not intervene with the method. Others cheered on the prospect of a Biden win. Paris Mayor Hidalgo had voiced her ongoing help for Biden and hope for renewed partnerships with the US on points like local weather change.
Many international onlookers had issues about President Trump’s feedback on voter fraud and early claims of victory, and the influence these might need on democracy globally. A senior German politician described Trump’s strategy to the continued vote-counting as “unbelievable” and “terrible habits.”

Russia’s Overseas Ministry had commented on Twitter that the tight race was an indication of weak spot within the US electoral system.

Iran’s Supreme Chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, whose relationship with Washington has soured underneath Trump, echoed the sentiment after Saturday’s election consequence. “The state of affairs within the US and what they themselves say about their elections is a spectacle!” Khamenei stated on Twitter.

On Sunday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated the subsequent US administration had a possibility “to make up for the previous errors.”

“A chance has arisen now for the subsequent US administration to make up for the previous errors and return to the course of dedication to worldwide obligations by respecting worldwide rules,” Rouhani stated from Tehran, in accordance with Iran’s state-run Press TV.

Rouhani stated Iran respects worldwide obligations, and that they anticipate comparable commitments from world leaders, in accordance with Press TV.

Kamala Harris’ historic night time

The importance of Harris’ victory as Vice-President elect was not misplaced on the world stage. The election name on Saturday made Harris the primary lady to win the vice presidency, to not point out the primary Black lady and the primary South Asian lady to attain this.

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi provided Harris, the daughter of an Indian mom and Jamaican father, his “heartiest congratulations” on Twitter.

“Your success is pathbreaking, and a matter of immense delight not simply to your chittis, but in addition for all Indian-People,” Modi wrote.

“Chitti” is a Tamil phrase used to confer with the youthful sisters of an individual’s mom.

The Indian chief is an in depth Trump ally however stated he was assured that “the colourful India-US ties will get even stronger” with Harris’ help.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and Indian opposition determine Rahul Gandhi had been amongst these to congratulate Harris on her groundbreaking achievement.

In Colombia, mayor of Bogota Claudia Lopez had a very exuberant response on Twitter.

“How proud {that a} lady, Afro, Indian, Jamaican, nice skilled and extraordinary chief, grew to become the Vice Presidency of america for the primary time!” Lopez wrote.

“With each lady who wins, all of us win!”