World leaders congratulate Joe Biden, focus on unity

Kamala Harris and Joe Biden

Husband of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Douglas Emhoff, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, US President-elect Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden salute the crowd after delivering remarks in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 7, 2020, after being declared the winners of the presidential election.

Photo credit: Andrew Harnik | Pool | AFP

What you need to know:

  • While Trump refused to accept the results of the election, many world leaders made it clear they backed the announcement that Biden had won with running mate Kamala Harris.
  • President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Egypt, the most populous Arab country, looked forward to "strengthening strategic bilateral ties between Egypt and the US in the interest of both countries and peoples".



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