Congratulations to Prime Minister Rishi Sunak from Various Nations
United States President Joe Biden: President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom to congratulate him on his appointment. The leaders reaffirmed the special relationship between our countries, underscoring their desire to further enhance cooperation on issues critical to global security and prosperity. The leaders agreed on the importance of working together to support Ukraine and hold Russia accountable for its aggression, address the challenges posed by China, and secure sustainable and affordable energy resources. They also discussed their shared commitment to protecting the gains of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and the need to maintain momentum toward reaching a negotiated agreement with the European Union on the Northern Ireland Protocol.
US Vice President Kamala Harris: Congratulations to Rishi Sunak on his history-making Prime Ministership. Our Administration looks forward to building on the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Warmest congratulations @RishiSunak! As you become UK PM, I look forward to working closely together on global issues, and implementing Roadmap 2030. Special Diwali wishes to the 'living bridge' of UK Indians, as we transform our historic ties into a modern partnership.
Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Congratulations, @RishiSunak. The partnership between our two countries is defined by the history – and the priorities – we share. As we work to deliver results for the people who call Canada and the United Kingdom home, let’s continue to strengthen this partnership.
President of the European Council Charles Michel: Congratulations to @RishiSunak on becoming the UK's Prime Minister. Working together is the only way to face common challenges … and bringing stability is key to overcoming them.
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron: Huge congratulations @RishiSunak on becoming PM to lead us through challenging times. I predicted a decade ago that @Conservatives would select our first Brit Indian PM & proud today that comes to be. I wish Rishi the v best, he has my wholehearted support
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. MP for South West Norfolk Liz Truss: Congratulations @RishiSunak on being appointed as Leader of the Conservative Party and our next Prime Minister. You have my full support.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan: Politics aside, I want to congratulate Rishi Sunak on making history today as Conservative leader and soon to be Prime Minister.
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen: Congratulations to @RishiSunak on your appointment as U.K. Prime Minister. In these testing times for our continent, we count on a strong relationship with the U.K. to defend our common values, in full respect of our agreements.