German Chancellor Angela Merkel and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in 2013. Transatlantic ties are expected to improve under the new US administration. Photo: DPA German Chancellor Angela Merkel and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in 2013. Transatlantic ties are expected to improve under the new US administration. Photo: DPA
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in 2013. Transatlantic ties are expected to improve under the new US administration. Photo: DPA

US presidential election: Europe congratulates Biden as China challenge looms

  • Leaders of Germany, France and European Commission underscore need for transatlantic links
  • European diplomats will have more trust in the US approach under a Biden administration, analyst says

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in 2013. Transatlantic ties are expected to improve under the new US administration. Photo: DPA German Chancellor Angela Merkel and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in 2013. Transatlantic ties are expected to improve under the new US administration. Photo: DPA
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and then US vice-president Joe Biden meet in 2013. Transatlantic ties are expected to improve under the new US administration. Photo: DPA
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