Here is how world leaders are reacting to U.S. President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, replacing Donald Trump.
AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER SCOTT MORRISON, ON TWITTER:
“Congratulations to President @JoeBiden and Vice President @KamalaHarris on your inauguration. The Australia-U.S. Alliance has never been more important. I wish you both every success for your time in office and look forward to working closely with your new administration.”
NEW ZEALAND PRIME MINISTER JACINDA ARDERN, IN A STATEMENT:
“We have a common investment in the international rules-based order and I welcome President Biden’s intentions for the U.S. to re-join the Paris Agreement and halt its withdrawal from the World Health Organization.”
“President Biden’s message of unity as he takes office is one that resonates with New Zealanders and, on behalf of New Zealand, I wish him well as he begins his presidency.”
SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT MOON JAE-IN, ON TWITTER:
“@JoeBiden, congratulations on your inauguration. America is back. America’s new beginning will make democracy even greater. Together with the Korean people, I stand by your journey toward ‘America United’.”