Sworn In As the US President for Second Term

February 24, 2013 | By More

The moment Barack Obama is declared the winner, Prime Minister of England David Cameron took to his personal Twitter account to send “warm congratulations to my friend I enjoy working with him, he’s a very successful American president and I look forward to working with him in the future.” Herman Van Rompuy, European Union President, expressed joy at the result. “Very happy about the reelection of President Obama.

US President“We hope that the positive beginnings that have taken hold in Russian-US relations on the world arena will grow in the interests of international security and stability,” his spokesman said.

Moscow was ready to “go as far as the US administration is willing to go”, said Sergei Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Minister

Francois Hollande, the French President, also hailed Mr Obama’s victory, which he said meant a “clear choice for an open, united America that is totally engaged on the international scene.

The Socialist leader said the victory was “an important moment for the United States and also for the world.”

Mr Hollande, who had openly expressed his backing for Obama, said the US leader’s new term would be marked “by the same spirit of dialogue, esteem and respect.

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