Press Release - Readout of President-elect Biden's Call with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
President-elect Joe Biden spoke this evening with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand. The president-elect thanked the prime minister for her congratulations, offered his own on her re-election, and expressed his intent to strengthen the U.S.-New Zealand partnership. He noted that he looks forward to working closely with her on common challenges, including containing COVID-19; tackling climate change; reinforcing multilateralism; strengthening democracy, and maintaining a secure and prosperous Indo-Pacific region. The president-elect also praised the prime minister's extraordinary leadership after the 2019 Christchurch massacre, on COVID-19, and as a working mother and role model.
Joseph R. Biden, Press Release - Readout of President-elect Biden's Call with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/347275