Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel Tzipi Livni said: "We have at the moment a new president." She explained that the U.S. president — not only the head of his own country, and a favorite of the entire free world, to which Israel. Ms. Livni expressed the hope that the brand new U.S. president and Israel have common values and common interests.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero stated that the upcoming elections in the United States of America have shown the power of democracy and power, its ability to change the world. "These elections are opening the latest era of hope for the United States and around the world"- Said Spanish Prime Minister.
Head of the German government Angela Merkel heartily welcomed Barack Obama as U.S. president later. She recalled a meeting today with Obama and hoped the friendship and cooperation between the U.S. and Germany. She expressed the hope that the parties will be able to solve together prepyadstviya even if approaches differ, as it happens from time to time.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy stated that the election of Barack Obama "created enormous expectations in France, in Europe and beyond."
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso in connection with the election of Obama expressed hope that the cooperation between Europe and the United States.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev a congratulatory telegram expressed hope for a constructive dialogue with the new South American president. A favorite Chinese Tszintao Hu said that hopes that bilateral relations will be raised to a new level.