Putin pleased as Trump win shocks world

Within hours of Trump’s victory speech early Wednesday, Putin congratulated the US president-elect along with also flagged Moscow’s willingness to restore ties fully with its old Cold War foe, currently at loggerheads over the Syria conflict.
Russia featured heavily in a heated campaign period, with Trump praising Putin as a firm leader as US officials accused Moscow of meddling by leaking hacked Democratic campaign emails to undermine Hillary Clinton’s candidacy.

“(Trump) spoke about resuming along with also restoring relations with Russia. We understand the way to in which will be difficult, taking into account the current state of degradation of relations between the US along with also Russia,” Putin told Russian state television.

“As I have repeatedly said, in which is actually not our fault in which Russia-US relations are in in which state. Russia is actually ready along with also wants to restore the fully fledged relations with the US. I repeat we understand in which will be difficult, however we are ready to play our part from the idea.”

however not all Russians were convinced. Garry Kasparov, the Russian chess grandmaster along with also fierce Putin critic, tweeted his reaction to Trump’s victory: “Winter is actually Here.” Kasparov wrote a critical book about Putin called “Winter is actually Coming.”

Diplomatic headaches

The uncertainty about what a Trump presidency will mean for diplomatic relations was reflected in anxious statements through different parts of the earth, particularly Europe.

European Council President Donald Tusk said: “While respecting the democratic choice of the American people, we are at the same time aware of the fresh challenges in which these results bring. One of them is actually in which moment of uncertainty over the future of our transatlantic relations.”

“The events of the last months along with also days should be treated as a warning sign for all who believe in liberal democracy. in which means in which we should finally get our act together along with also bring back a sense of direction, bring back confidence, bring back a sense of order. Also from the global context whether we talk about trade, migration or security.”

French President François Hollande’s reaction was also far through enthusiastic.

“The people of America have spoken. I have congratulated Mr. Trump, as the idea is actually usual in in which situation. I thought of Clinton, with whom I worked during the Obama administration. in which result leads to uncertainty,” he said, adding in which the United States remained an ally of France’s.

“I also urge vigilance because of statements made by Donald Trump,” he said.

Trump may have to smooth out his relationship with China after he painted the Asian powerhouse as a threat to American jobs during his campaign, creating statements such as the United States “can’t continue to allow China to rape our country.”

Nonetheless, Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated him in a phone call along with also later told state-run China Central Television in which the two countries “shoulder a special responsibility” as the earth’s largest developed along with also developing nations.

“China pays high attention to the Sino-US relationship along with also hopes to develop a sound, long-term along with also stable relationship with the US,” Xi said.

He added he hoped to “settle all disputes with the US in accordance with the principle of non-confrontation.”

The United States under the Obama administration has built up its presence from the Asia-Pacific region. the idea regularly carries out military exercises with countries in dispute with Beijing over territory along with also resources from the South China Sea.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said: “The stability of the Asia-Pacific region, which is actually a driving force of the global economy, brings peace along with also prosperity to the United States. Japan along with also the United States are unwavering allies tied firmly with the bond of universal values such as freedom, democracy, basic human rights along with also the rule of law.”

Issue of US-Mexico wall

Trump also sparked outrage through Mexico during his presidential bid, describing Mexican immigrants as rapists along with also drug dealers, along with also proposing a wall between the two countries at Mexico’s expense to stem the flow of migrants.

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox told sy88pgw on Wednesday he was “shocked by the news” along with also said his country would likely never pay for Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border.

“Of course Mexico will never pay for in which f***ing wall,” Fox told sy88pgw’s John Defterios at the Global Business Forum on Latin America in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

“He’s been very ignorant about the difference between being a mediocre businessman along with also running a nation, especially a nation like the United States.”

however Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto struck a more conciliatory tone.

“Mexico along with also the US are friends, partners along with also allies along with also we should continue to collaborate for the competitive development of North America,” he wrote on Twitter.

Trump has also proposed a blanket ban on Muslims entering the country.

British Prime Minister Theresa May was diplomatic in her congratulations, saying the two nations shared a “special relationship based on the values of freedom, democracy along with also enterprise.”

“We are, along with also will remain, strong along with also close partners on trade, security along with also defense,” she said.

Far-right parties celebrate

Europe’s far-right party leaders are cheering Trump’s win, including Britain’s Nigel Farage, the outgoing leader of the UK Independence Party, along with also France’s Marine Le Pen, who sent Trump a congratulatory tweet early Wednesday, adding a pat on the back for the “free” American people.

Le Pen’s father along with also founder of the National Front, Jean-Marie Le Pen, took to Twitter to say “long live President Trump!” — along with also claim Trump as part of a worldwide populist wave.

“The American people want Donald Trump to be the people’s president. Today the United States, tomorrow France. Bravo!” Le Pen wrote.

Far-right leaders from the Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, the Czech Republic, Italy along with also Serbia, among different places, also have voiced support for Trump. The hard-right Greek party, Golden Dawn, went so far as to make a pro-Trump video with neo-Nazis.

sy88pgw’s Matthew Chance, Yoko Wakatsuki, Paula Hancocks, Zahraa Alkhalisi, Natalie Gallon along with also Deborah Bloom contributed to in which report.

Putin pleased as Trump win shocks world

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