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 world wide have been glued to the White House race.
It’s not simply the US that the election of a brand new president impacts – a brand new chief within the White House can rework the nation’s international coverage and its strategy to its mates and foes alike.
The Trump marketing campaign has indicated their candidate doesn’t plan to concede.
But this hasn’t stopped quite a few heads of state congratulating Mr Biden and his VP choose Kamala Harris. Here are just a few:
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 important ally and I look forward to working closely together on our shared priorities, from climate change to trade and security”
Narendra Modi – Indian prime minister
“Congratulations Joe Biden on your spectacular victory! As the VP, your contribution to strengthening Indo-US relations was critical and invaluable. I look forward to working closely together once again…
“Heartiest congratulations Kamala Harris! Your success is pathbreaking, and a matter of immense satisfaction not simply in your chittis, but additionally for all Indian-Americans. I’m assured that the colourful India-US ties will get even stronger along with your help and management.”
Andrew Holness – Jamaican prime minister
“America can have its first feminine Vice President within the particular person of Kamala Harris, and we’re proud that she bears Jamaican heritage.
“Her ascension to this role is a monumental accomplishment for women all over the world and I salute her.”
Justin Trudeau – Canadian prime minister
“Congratulations, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Our two countries are close friends, partners, and allies. We share a relationship that’s unique on the world stage. I’m really looking forward to working together and building on that with you both.”
Angela Merkel – German chancellor
“Our transatlantic friendship is indispensable if we are to deal with the major challenges of our times”
Emmanuel Macron – French president
“The Americans have chosen their President… We have a lot to do to overcome today’s challenges. Let’s work together!”
Micheál Martin – Irish taoiseach (prime minister)
“Joe Biden has been a true friend of this nation throughout his life and I look forward to working with him in the years ahead. I also look forward to welcoming him back home when the circumstances allow!”
Frank Bainimarama – prime minister of Fiji
“Together, we have a planet to save from a Climate Emergency and a global economy to build back better from Covid-19.
“Now, greater than ever, we’d like the USA on the helm of those multilateral efforts (and again within the Paris Agreement – 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 mates and allies with a powerful historic partnership that we look ahead to strengthening collectively.”
Barham Salih – Iraqi president
“I lengthen warmest congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden, a pal and trusted accomplice in the reason for constructing a greater Iraq. We look ahead to working to attain our frequent targets and strengthening peace and stability in the whole Middle East.”
Not everyone was in congratulatory mood however:
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei – Iran
“The scenario within the US & what they themselves say about their elections is a spectacle! This is an instance of the ugly face of liberal democracy within the US. Regardless of the end result, one factor is totally clear, the particular political, civil, & ethical decline of the US regime.”