World leaders take stock of Donald Trump win


Politicians worldwide took stock on Wednesday (November 9) of Donald Trump’s shock US election victory, with the president-elect winning praise from far-right figures and cautious welcome from key US allies. In a message of congratulations to Trump, Russian president Vladimir Putin “expressed hope for mutual work on bringing US-Russia relations out of their critical condition”, pledging to “do our part”. British prime minister Theresa May said: “Britain and the United States have an enduring and special relationship based on the values of freedom, democracy and enterprise … I look forward to working with president-elect Donald Trump, building on these ties…

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