Biden calls with EU and NATO leaders and is invited to visit Brussels next year
U.S. “President-elect” Biden talked with EU and NATO leaders on the phone on the 23rd, which is seen as his commitment to repairing the relationship between the United States and allies.
Biden stressed “committing the commitment to deepening and revitalizing U.S.-EU relations” during a call with European Commission President von der Leyen and expressed his hope to “join hands with the EU to meet common challenges,” according to AFP. Von der Leyen later tweeted: “This is a new chapter in the EU-US global partnership… We can collectively shape the global agenda in terms of cooperation, multilateralism, solidarity and common values.”
According to Reuters, NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg and European Council President Michelle invited Biden to visit Brussels next year to rebuild the relationship between the United States and the transatlantic. Biden has previously talked to German Chancellor Merkel, French President Macron and British Prime Minister Johnson on the phone.