The Prime Minister congratulated President Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris on Wednesday. He said the inauguration was a “big moment” for the UK and America and their “joint common agenda”.
Mr Johnson added that he looked forward to working with the US on tackling climate change and the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking to reporters, Mr Johnson said: “When you look at the issues that unite me and Joe Biden and the UK and the United States right now there’s a fantastic joint common agenda.
“I really congratulate Joe and Kamala Harris on their achievement, on their inauguration today.
“It is a fantastic thing for America. It is a step forward for the country that’s been through a bumpy period and for us and America it’s a big moment.”Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Boris Johnson hailed Joe Biden’s inauguration as a “step forward” for the US (Image: BBC )
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden (Image: getty)
The 46th US President was sworn into the White House on Wednesday after his inauguration ceremony.
President Biden has already signed 17 executive orders in his first few hours in office.
Ms Harris made history as she became the first female, first Black and first South Asian Vice-President of the US.
Former President Donald Trump refused to attend Mr Biden’s inauguration ceremony.
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Joe Biden became the 46th US President on Wednesday alongside Vice-President Kamala Harris (Image: getty)
He is the first President to snub a successor’s inauguration since 1869 and