President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday congratulated the newly elected US president Donald Trump saying he looks forwarding to working with him.
President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated US President-Elect Donald Trump over his victory in the US Presidential elections.
The President was speaking to his media team at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa shortly after attending the AU extra ordinary summit on African Capacity for Immediate Response To Crises volunteering nations (ACIRC) summit at the African Union.
The President returns home today after attending a two-day working visit. “I congratulate Mr. Trump on his election as the President of the United States of America.
Elections in the US or any country are a matter for the people of that country. Our relationship with the United States will continue regardless of which leader or party is leading.
I congratulate Mr. Trump once again and look forward to working with him as we have been working with the other leaders before him,” President Y.K.Museveni. Magufuli, al-sisi also congratulate Trump Museveni was not alone as Philippines President Duterte became first world leader to congratulate Donald Trump and promised cooperation to enhance ties betwwen the two countries.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli became first African president to congratulate U.S president-elect Trump. Egyptian President Fattah al-Sisi has also congratulated Donald Trump, becoming first foreign leader to call the president-elect.
Outgoing US president Barack Obama too congratulated him. Trump’s contender Hillary Clinton called him to concede defeat. In his maiden speech as president, Trump said: “We will double our growth and will get along with nations willing to get along with us. We will deal fairly with everyone, all people and nation. We will seek common ground, not hostility.”