Macron’s victory in the French presidential elections

World leaders were quick to congratulate French centrist President Emmanuel Macron on his re-election in the French presidential elections. Here are some of the most important answers:

European Union

European Union leaders congratulated Macron on his re-election and European Council President Charles Michel said Europe can “rely on France for another five years”.

For her part, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said: “I am satisfied that we have been in able to continue our excellent cooperation “.

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US President Joe Biden congratulated his French counterpart on his re-election, describing France as a “key partner in addressing global challenges” and Biden tweeted: “I can’t wait to continue. our close cooperation, including supporting Ukraine, defending democracy and tackling climate change. ” US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken also congratulated Macron, saying: “We look forward to continuing our close cooperation with France on global challenges and strengthening our long and lasting alliance and friendship.”

Germany

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz felt that those who voted for Macron sent a “strong signal for Europe” and tweeted in French: “I’m glad we will continue our good cooperation!”

Great Britain

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulated Macron, noting that France is one of the UK’s “closest allies” and “happy to continue to work together on issues that are fundamental to our two countries and to the world” .

Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky congratulated his French counterpart, with whom he has spoken frequently since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24. “I wish him new successes for the good of the people (French) – he wrote on Twitter – I appreciate his support and I am convinced that we are moving forward together towards new common victories, towards a strong and united Europe!”

Russia

Despite the strong tensions between the two countries linked to the war in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Macron and Putin said in a telegram sent to Macron: “I sincerely wish success in your overall business, as well as good health.” according to a statement released by the Kremlin.

China

Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a letter to his French counterpart to “congratulate” him on his re-election, CCTV reported: “I hope to continue working with President Macron to uphold the principles of independence, mutual understanding, insight and mutual benefits in as it has been since the establishment of our diplomatic relations ».

Australia

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called Macron’s victory “a wonderful expression of liberal democracy in force in turbulent times “and tweeted:” We wish you and France all the best, especially in your European leadership and as an important partner for Australia in the Indo-Pacific. “

India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated his “friend” Macron and said he was looking forward to continuing to work together to deepen the strategic partnership between India and France.

Japan

“We will deepen our close collaboration with President Macron in various areas, such as the Indo-Pacific region and the Russian aggression against Ukraine, “wrote Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in a tweet in French.

Italy

Italian Prime Minister Draghi commented on Macron’s re-election, saying it was “great news for all of Europe”.

Spain

“The citizens have chosen France committed to a free, strong and fair European Union, democracy wins, Europe wins”, Spanish Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez wrote on Twitter, adding: “Congratulations Emmanuel Macron”.

Belgium

Belgian Prime Minister Alexandre de Croo said that French voters expressed a “strong choice” by choosing “the values ​​of certainty and enlightenment”.

United Nations agencies

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, sent his “warm congratulations” to Macron and said that his organization will continue to count on Macron’s support on the European and global stage “where humanitarian challenges and refugee crises are becoming more serious and complex every day. “

Swiss

Swiss President Ignazio Cassis said he was impatient to “continue our good cooperation” with France, underlining the close relations between the two neighboring countries.

Sweden

“We continue our close cooperation bilaterally and for a competitive, green and resilient EU,” Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson tweeted.

Norway

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store said that France has chosen “liberal democracy over the far right”.

Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis wrote on Twitter: “Congratulations Emmanuel Macron! An important victory for France, Europe and democracy!

Israel

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid wrote on Twitter: “President Macron is one of the greatest centrist leaders in the world and a faithful friend of Israel. We will continue to work together and strengthen cooperation between our two countries.”

Palestine

In a congratulatory telegram to Macron, the Palestinian president said: “We are delighted to offer you and the friendly French people our warmest congratulations, on behalf of the Palestinian state and people, and in my name, on your re-election to President of the French Republic for a new term. ”He underlined his willingness to continue working with Macron to achieve further development of bilateral relations between Palestine and France and to improve the means of joint cooperation and coordination.

Iraq

Iraqi President Barham Salih said on Twitter “the depth of the relations that unite the two friendly peoples” of Iraq and France, adding: “We look forward to strengthening them to serve common interests and establish security and stability in the region.”

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed congratulated the French president, saying, “My sincere congratulations to my friend Emmanuel Macron.” Together, we look forward to consolidating our strategic partnership and promoting new opportunities for joint cooperation.

the African Union

The African Union congratulated Macron on his “fantastic” re-election and African Union Commission President Moussa Faki Mahamat wrote in a tweet: “I am delighted to continue with him our commitment to building renewed and mutually beneficial relationships between Africa, France and others in general Europe “.