UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to Joe Biden on Tuesday throughout their first official cellphone name for the reason that US President-elect gained the November three election in anticipation of incumbent Donald Trump.
It is believed that Biden selected to phone Johnson forward of different leaders in Europe as Downing Street stated the 2 leaders pledged to work carefully collectively.
“In a call this afternoon, the Prime Minister warmly congratulated Joe Biden on his election as President of the United States. The Prime Minister also conveyed his congratulations to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on her historic achievement,” a Downing Street spokesperson stated.
“They discussed the close and long-standing relationship between our countries and committed to building on this partnership in the years ahead, in areas such as trade and security – including through NATO. The Prime Minister and President-elect also looked forward to working closely together on their shared priorities, from tackling climate change, to promoting democracy, and building back better from the coronavirus pandemic,” the spokesperson stated.
During the dialog, Johnson is alleged to have formally invited Biden to attend the COP26 local weather change summit that the UK is hosting in Glasgow subsequent yr.
“They also looked forward to seeing each other in person, including when the UK hosts the G7 Summit in 2021,” the spokesperson added.
Biden was declared the winner on Saturday as he edged handed the 270 electoral academy votes mark. However, counting is ongoing on in some states, with President Donald Trump disputing the consequence.
Soon after his cellphone name, Johnson also issued a Twitter assertion to say that he’s watching ahead to “strengthening the partnership” between our international locations and to working with him on our shared priorities – from tackling local weather change, to selling democracy and constructing back finer from the pandemic. PTI AK CPS