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US president Biden, promises to support new UK PM

President Joe Biden has expressed his eagerness to collaborate with the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Keir Starmer, aiming to bolster the relationship between the US and the UK during Starmer’s tenure.

 

On his X page, President Biden congratulated Starmer on his new role: “Congratulations to Prime Minister Keir Starmer on becoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. I look forward to our shared work in support of freedom and democracy around the world, and to further strengthening the special relationship between our two countries.”

 

Starmer, the Labour Party candidate, was elected into office yesterday after securing the necessary 326 parliamentary seats. Addressing an enthusiastic crowd in Central London following his victory, Starmer said: “We did it; change begins now. It feels good; I have to be honest.”

 

The outgoing Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, acknowledged his responsibility for the Conservative Party’s defeat.

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