In a statement posted on the republican presidential website, the Portuguese head of state informed that he congratulated the American counterpart “after the inauguration ceremony in Washington”.
Marcello Rebelo de Susa emphasized “the importance of multilateral cooperation in seeking solutions to global problems”, namely at the level of the United Nations (UN), as well as “strengthening transatlantic relations”.
The President of the Republic has also referred to the Portuguese chairmanship of the Council of the European Union (EU), which lasts for the first six months of this year, the note continues.
After taking the oath of office before Supreme Court President John Roberts on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, Democrat Joe Biden today assumed office as the 46th President of the United States (USA).
After winning the presidential election on November 3, 2020, Biden succeeded Republican Donald Trump. The opening ceremony took place under a strong security device following a violent demonstration by a mob and a congressional invasion last week. Who supports Trump.