Delegation of the European Union 
to the United States

EU Leaders Talk to President-elect Joe Biden

23/11/2020 - 18:59
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On Monday, November 23, 2020, EU Leaders spoke to President-elect Joe Biden over the phone.

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory.

President von der Leyen said that his election as the next President of the United States would be a new beginning for the EU-US global partnership, and commented that a strong European Union and a strong United States working together can shape the global agenda based on cooperation, multilateralism, solidarity, and shared values.

Charles Michel, President of the European Council, invited President-elect Joe Biden to a special meeting in Brussels in 2021 of the EU-27 heads of state or government.

President Michel stressed the need to rebuild a strong EU-U.S. alliance and to join forces on COVID-19, climate, security, and multilateralism.

You can find the readout of President Michel's call with President-elect Joe Biden here.

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