Weather Forecast for Tuesday    GCC Secretary-General stresses importance of GCC-EU relations and keenness to strengthen cooperation to serve common interests    Egypt Records 1,232 New Infections of COVID-19    Guterres condemns attack on Abu Dhabi airport and oil facility    Council of Arab Interior Ministers condemns Houthi militia targeting Abu Dhabi airport    United States of America condemns terrorist attack on Abu Dhabi    Economy achieves highest growth rate in the G20 zone, reports IHS Markit    Saudi Arabia, UAE reaffirm their resolve to defeat forces of evil Crown Prince holds phone talks with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince    India's economic reforms and welfare programs empowering the poor    Seoul: N. Korea fires two apparent ballistic missiles    Palestinian PM calls for halting Israeli settlements, reopening US Consulate    'UMA Premium' dazzles with new models at Autoville    Global leading businesses demonstrate innovative clean energy technologies in WFES    Saudi Arabia, US discuss efforts to enhance security in Africa    No VAT for used vehicles during sale by person not registered in the system    90 selected for Misk second batch of "2030 Leaders"    Lewandowski crowned best FIFA men's player 2021    RITA launches Apprenticeship Programs of Sadu weaving and mud construction    Riyadh Emir attends closing ceremony of Saudi Arabian Horse Festival    SFDA: Fat is a Source of Energy and Its Abundance is Linked to Chronic Diseases    Jabal Al-Lawz in Saudi Arabia's Tabuk Region Blanketed with Snow    Holy Quran Exhibition Continues Activities in Riyadh    KSrelief Distributes More than 31 Tons of Food and Shelter Aid in Kabul, Afghanistan    Djokovic three-year visa ban could end early, says Australian PM    BBC's Indian Sportswoman of the Year contest returns    SCAI Begins Operations in Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies    Real Madrid defeats Bilbao, wins the Supercopa title    Kuwaiti completes 7 volcanic summits challenge with Antarctica's Mount Sidley    Ministry of Sports announces details of AlUla-hosted 2nd edition of Saudi Tour 2022    Two Saudi Players Participate for First Time in Winter Games    National eLearning Center to Organize International Conference on "eLearning for Human Capability Development"    Saudi female engineer wins international award for inventing a chip that detects cancer    SFDA Organizes "Coaching Day" Event to Support Leadership Development    Secretaries General of Local and Regional Federations in Asia Concludes Conference    SAMF President Highly Commends Saudi Arabia Dakar Rally 2022    Saudi Arabia's Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Celebrates "Year of Saudi Coffee 2022"    Makkah Governor Patronizes Closing Ceremony of Saudi Arabia Dakar Rally 2022    Reflections on celebration of Christmas    Royal Commission for AlUla to Hold Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup 2022, Richard Mille AlUla Desert Polo    Saudi Arabia's Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Organizes a Dance Theatrical Show for Children    Saudi Arabia rebuffs UN resolution on 'sexual orientation'    Kabir Khan eyes on joint Indian – Saudi film projects    Saudi Film Commission Announces Incentives for Local and International Producers    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to dazzle Riyadh Season on Dec. 10    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers at Arafat Holy Site    Council of Senior Scholars: Muslim Brothers' Group Don't Represent Method of Islam, rather only Follows its Partisan Objectives, Violating our Graceful Religion    Eid Al-Adha Prayer Performed at the Grand Holy Mosque    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers in Arafat Holy Site    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

European leaders congratulate US President Joe Biden after inauguration ceremony
Published in The Saudi Gazette on 21 - 01 - 2021

European leaders have expressed hope that "conviction and common sense" will restore their relationship with the United States under new President Joe Biden.
European Council President Charles Michel tweeted a congratulatory video soon after Biden had been inaugurated as the 46th US president.
"I wish President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris my very best, as they strive to heal their country and lead the American people out of the pandemic," said Michel.
"It's time to bring back conviction and common sense and rejuvenate our EU-US relationship."
The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, described President Biden's inauguration speech as "inspiring".
"Europe is ready for a fresh start," von der Leyen added in a tweet.
David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament also stated that Joe Biden's arrival at the White House marked "the beginning of a new era for transatlantic relations".
Both NATO and the European Union have invited Biden to participate in a leaders' summit in Brussels in 2021.
Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his delight that the United States would soon be resigning the Paris Agreement on climate change under Joe Biden.
"We are together," tweeted President Macron, "we will be stronger to face the challenges of our time, stronger to build our future, stronger to protect our planet."
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson echoed the sentiments, adding that "America's leadership is vital on the issues that matter to us all", including the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ireland's Taoiseach Micheál Martin described Joe Biden, an Irish-American, as a "true friend of Ireland" and also tweeted that he was looking forward to "forging ever closer ties between our two great nations".
Elsewhere Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, a close European ally of Biden's predecessor Donald Trump, wrote a letter to President Biden saying that the Trump administration had "proved the friendly and mutual cooperation between the US and Hungary".
"I can assure you that the Hungarian government remains fully committed to further fostering Hungarian-US relations on the basis of mutual respect and goodwill," wrote Orbán.
"I wish you much success and good health in carrying out your highly responsible duties." — Euronews

Clic here to read the story from its source.