President-elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pen continue calls with world leaders. Here are the readouts of their conversation.
1. Conversation with the Prime Minister of Norway
President-elect Trump thanked the Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg for her well wishes and congratulations on what many are calling historic election. The two leaders conversed about the strong relationship between the United States and Norway. President-elect Trump said he looked forward to participating in alliance building forums to strengthen ties within the global community.
2. Conversation with the President of Armenia
In the conversation with the President of Armenia, Vice President-elect Pence expressed appreciation for the many contributions of the Armenian-American community to the United States. Armenian President shared with Vice President-elect Pence his hope for a deeper economic relationship with the United States.
3. Conversation with the President of Cyprus
The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades offered his congratulations to Vice President-elect Pence and affirmed his commitment to build upon an already strong relationship between the two nations. Vice President-elect Pence expressed his pride in the long history of cooperation between the two countries and his interest in working closely together in the future.
4. Conversation with the Vice President of the European Union
The Vice President of the European Union Federica Mogherini offered congratulations to Vice President-elect Pence and highlighted the importance of success for the United States and partners in the EU in tackling ISIS. Vice President-elect Pence reaffirmed President-elect Trump’s commitment to defeating the global threat of ISIS.
5. Conversation with the Prime Minister of Jamaica
Vice President-elect Pence and the Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holmes had a productive conversation about the close economic cooperation between Jamaica and the United States. Vice President-elect Pence also expressed appreciation for the many contributions of Jamaican-Americans to the United States.
6. Conversation with the President of Mongolia
The President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdori offered his congratulations to Vice President-elect Pence today on his election and expressed his desire to continue the close partnership with the United States in Afghanistan and abroad to confront the threat of global terrorism. Vice President-elect Pence shared his encouragement for the deepening economic relationship between the two countries.
7. Conversation with the President of Sri Lanka
The President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena thanked Vice President-elect Pence for his commitment to strong relations between the two nations and to government reform. Pence complimented President Sirisena for the work he has done to heal Sri Lanka and unite the country following civil war.