09.11.2020, 17:35

World leaders congratulate Joe Biden on his victory

World leaders congratulate Joe Biden on his victory
Joe Biden addresses supporters at his South Carolina primary night rally in Columbia, South Carolina, February 29, 2020. (REUTERS/Jim Urquhart)

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Twitter that he believes in a bright future relationship with Washington.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he hopes the new US government will resume the US’s commitments to the international community. Mr. Biden promised the US would return to the nuclear deal signed with Iran in 2015 if he won the election and Tehran was still committed to the deal.

Iraqi President Barham Saleh congratulated Mr. Biden and said he hopes the two countries will cooperate to achieve common goals and strengthen Middle East peace and stability.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he hopes to cooperate with the new US President. Jordan’s King Abdullah II said he hopes Jordan’s cooperation with Mr. Biden’s administration will boost their bilateral relationship.

Nigerian and South African leaders said they want to strengthen cooperation with the US in economy, diplomacy, politics, and anti-terrorism.