Letter from Presidents Tusk and Juncker to congratulate the President-elect Donald Trump

On a joint letter Presidents of European Council  Mr. Donald Tusk and President of European Commission Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker congratulated Donald Trump on his election as the next President of the United States of America. 

We extend our sincere  congratulations on your election as the 45th President of the United States of America.                                                                                                                    The strategic partnership between the European Union and the United States is rooted in our shared values of freedom, human rights, democracy and a belief in the market economy. Over the years, the European Union and the United States have worked together to ensure peace and prosperity for our citizens and for people around the world.

Today, it is more important than ever  to strengthen transatlantic relations. Only by cooperating closely can the EU and the US continue to make a difference when dealing with unprecedented challenges such as Da’esh, the threats to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, climate change and migration”  November 9, 2016 © European Council              Continue to read the letter