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Putin and Zelensky congratulate Macron

Putin and Zelensky congratulate Macron

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates Macron on his victory.

“I sincerely wish success in your public job, as well as health and wellness,” Putin said in a telegram to Macron, according to a statement issued by the Kremlin.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky congratulates on Twitter and calls Macron a true friend of Ukraine.

“I appreciate their (French people’s) support and am convinced that we will march towards new common victories. Towards a strong and united Europe!” Zelensky writes in French.

“Diplomatic relations”

“He wants to continue working with President Macron to maintain diplomatic relations based on independence, mutual understanding, foresight and mutual benefit,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a statement read by state broadcaster CCTV.

During the night, congratulations will also come from the United States and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

US President Joe Biden wrote: “France is our oldest ally.” Twitter.

“I look forward to our continued close cooperation – including supporting Ukraine, defending democracy and working against climate change,” he added.

‘Stronger and safer’

Sweden’s Magdalena Anderson is on the same path.

“I congratulate President Macron on his victory in the French presidential election. //…/ We look forward to continued good cooperation for a stronger and more secure Europe based on the values ​​that form our common foundation,” wrote Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson (S) in a comment to TT.

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi sees the election result as a victory for more than just the French president.

“Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential election is very good news for all of Europe,” he said in a statement.

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push Europe forward

It also congratulates the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. She wrote on Twitter that she looks forward to continuing the excellent collaboration.

“Together we will move France and Europe forward,” she wrote.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks forward to continuing to work with Macron “on the issues that are most important to our two countries and to the world”.

“France is one of our closest and most important friends,” he said in his comment on social media.

German Chancellor Olaf Schulz also welcomed the French election result and congratulated Macron.

“I am delighted that we will continue our good cooperation,” he wrote on Twitter.

More Scandinavian congratulations

He also congratulated Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin Macron on his victory:

“France is an important European partner for Denmark, and I look forward to continuing our good cooperation,” Mette Frederiksen wrote on Twitter.

Sanna Marin agrees: “Warmest congratulations to Emmanuel Macron.”