Reactions are beginning to come in from political leaders around the world to the news that Joe Biden has won the US presidential election.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson:
London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Facebook:
"Congratulations Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on your well-deserved win.
London looks forward to working with you — it's time to get back to building bridges, not walls. 🇺🇸 🇬🇧"
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg:
Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa:
Claudia Lopez, mayor of Bogota, Colombia:
"You did it!
How proud that a woman, Afro, Indian, Jamaican, great professional and extraordinary leader, became the Vice Presidency of the United States for the first time!
With every woman who wins, we all win! #TheChangeIsImparable
They won! We won!"
Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo:
Rahul Gandhi, a senior leader of India’s main opposition Congress party:
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:
Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland:
First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford:
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, prime minister of Greece:
Robert Abela, prime minister of Malta:
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Twitter:
"Good that finally we have some clear numbers. We look forward to working with the next US government. We want to invest in our cooperation for a new transatlantic beginning, a new deal."
President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa:
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo tweeted:
The Irish premiere – known as the Taoiseach – Michael Martin said on Twitter:
Ireland’s Foreign Minister Simon Coveney: