UAE leaders congratulate Macron on re-election

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UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan congratulated Emmanuel Macron for winning the French presidential election with 58.8 per cent of the votes on Sunday…reports Asian Lite News

Sheikh Khalifa wished the French President continued success in achieving more progress and prosperity for the people of France, stressing the UAE’s keenness to continue developing relations between the two countries in various fields for the common good and interest of their peoples.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, sent similar messages of congratulations to Macron.

Meanwhile, world leader congratulated Macron on his victory.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Macron and expressed readiness for cooperation on deepening bilateral ties between the two countries.

French president Emmanuel Macron

“Congratulations to my friend @EmmanuelMacron on being re-elected as the President of France! I look forward to continue working together to deepen the India-France Strategic Partnership,” tweeted PM Modi.

In a congratulatory message, European Council President Charles Michel said, “We can count on France for five more years.”

Taking to Twitter, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz shared a photo with Macron and said, “I am happy that we will continue our good cooperation.”

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called France “one of our closest and most important allies”.

“Congratulations to @EmmanuelMacron on your re-election as President of France. France is one of our closest and most important allies. I look forward to continuing to work together on the issues which matter most to our two countries and to the world,” Johnson tweeted.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was “looking forward to continuing our work together on the issues that matter most to people in Canada and France — from defending democracy, to fighting climate change, to creating good jobs and economic growth for the middle class”.

Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said that the citizens have chosen a France committed to a “free, strong and fair EU”.

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he looked forward to continuing the “important partnership” between France and WHO for a “healthier, safer and fairer world”.