NATO and the European Union are wanting ahead to working with US President-elect Joe Biden to strengthen transatlantic ties, the navy alliance’s chief mentioned on Tuesday.
“We look forward to working with President-elect @JoeBiden to further strengthen ties between the #UnitedStates & #Europe, as we face global challenges none of us can tackle alone,” NATO’s Jens Stoltenberg wrote on Twitter after assembly European Council President Charles Michel.
EU overseas coverage chief Josep Borrell additionally took half within the working dinner on the eve of Biden’s swearing in.
Dinner with @eucopresident & @JosepBorrellF. We look ahead to working with President-elect @JoeBiden to additional strengthen ties between the #UnitedStates & #Europe, as we face world challenges none of us can sort out alone. pic.twitter.com/NKRBSrPXgn
— Jens Stoltenberg (@jensstoltenberg) January 19, 2021
Traditional US allies within the European Union and NATO have been usually shunned by outgoing US President Donald Trump all through his divisive 4 years in workplace.
Biden has signalled he intends to restore these relationships and return to multilateralism, underscored by his nomination of seasoned diplomat Antony Blinken for secretary of state.
Stoltenberg has invited Biden to take part in a NATO summit at a date to be set, whereas Michel has proposed organising a particular assembly with the incoming president and EU leaders.
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