US President-elect Joe Biden has held telephone talks with European leaders, in which he drew attention to the Ukrainian issue, according to the official Twitter account of the Biden-Harris presidential transition.
Today, President-elect Joe Biden participated in separate congratulatory calls with the leaders of France, Germany, Ireland and the UK. pic.twitter.com/vCyAVVF3qw
– Biden-Harris presidential transition (@ Transition46) November 10, 2020
During his phone call with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Biden also drew attention to Ukraine, saying it was a priority issue for the joint efforts of Washington and London.
“Among the shared priorities they discussed were containing COVID-19 and promoting global health security; the pursuit of a sustainable economic recovery; the fight against climate change; strengthening democracy and working together on issues such as the Western Balkans and Ukraine, ”reads Biden. call with Johnson.
In addition, Biden has had phone calls with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin.
The US presidential election was held on November 3. Democrat Joe Biden holds a significant lead after a preliminary count of the votes. However, outgoing President Donald Trump is reluctant to admit defeat, saying he will seek a recount.
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