Trump wins US election: How world leaders have reacted

They began to send congratulations, As news of the result was confirmed – some fulsome, some more tentative – to the business mogul.


“We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi in tweets said.


Former Soviet Mikhail Gorbachev has welcomed his triumph. In Moscow meanwhile senior nationalist MP Vladimir Zhirinovsky threw a party at the parliament building to celebrate Mr Donald Trump’s win.

President Vladimir Putin has said he is willing fully to restore ties with the US following Mr Donald Trump’s victory.

Mr Putin said on Wednesday, “We heard the campaign statements of the future US presidential candidate about the restoration of relations between United States and the Russia.”

“This would be good for both the American and Russian people and have a positive impact on the climate of world affairs.”

“It is not an easy path, but we are ready to do our part and do everything to return American and Russian relations to a stable path of development.


“The result would not have any impact on Iran’s policies,” President Hassan Rouhani said. As saying “The election result reflected internal discontent and instability within the United States which would take a long time to be solved, He was quoted by state media.

As saying “The new United States president should stick by the deal,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif by the official Irna news agency.


China was hoping to work with the new United States government to boost bilateral relations, said foreign ministry.

State TV reported, Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Donald Trump in a telegram.

Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said, “US China trade relations are mutually beneficial. Two mature big powers like the China and United States will handle things well.”


Mr Abadi said he hopes the “world and the US will continue to support Iraq in fighting terrorism”.

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated Mr Donald Trump, saying he Is looking forward to America’s continued support in his country’s fight against Islamic State.

Mr Donald Trump’s future policy in the Middle East remains unclear.


A statement released by the presidential palace said, “Afghan government is hopeful that close co-operation with the new president-elect will further deepen ties between the two countries.”

Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah added, “Combating extremism and efforts to bring peace and stability.”


President Enrique Pena Nieto does not congratulate Mr Donald Trump on his victory.


“Canada has no closer friend, partner and ally than the United States,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

He says, “We look forward to working very closely with President-elect Trump, his administration, and with the United States Congress in the years ahead.”