Press Release - Readout of Calls with World Leaders Held Today by President-Elect Donald J. Trump
(New York, NY) – President-elect Donald J. Trump today spoke with four world leaders.
President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai congratulated President-elect Trump on his historic victory. The two men discussed the grave terrorism threats facing both countries and pledged to work more closely together in order to meet these growing threats.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte of the Philippines offered his congratulatory wishes to President-elect Trump. In their conversation, they noted the long history of friendship and cooperation between the two nations, and agreed that the two governments would continue to work together closely on matters of shared interest and concern.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore congratulated President-elect Trump on his remarkable election victory. The two men discussed the long history of good economic, political, and security relations between the United States and Singapore.
President-elect Trump spoke with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, who offered her congratulations. During the discussion, they noted the close economic, political, and security ties exists between Taiwan and the United States. President-elect Trump also congratulated President Tsai on becoming President of Taiwan earlier this year.
Donald J. Trump, Press Release - Readout of Calls with World Leaders Held Today by President-Elect Donald J. Trump Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/319873