They discussed the close and long-standing relationship between our countries and committed to building on this partnership in the years ahead, in areas such as trade and security including through NATO. The Prime Minister and President-elect also looked forward to working closely together on their shared priorities, from tackling climate change, to promoting democracy, and building back better from the coronavirus pandemic, the spokesperson said.
During the conversation, Johnson is said to have formally invited Biden to attend the COP26 climate change summit that the UK is hosting in Glasgow next year.
They also looked forward to seeing each other in person, including when the UK hosts the G7 Summit in 2021, the spokesperson added.
Biden was declared the winner on Saturday as he edged passed the 270 electoral college votes mark. However, counting is ongoing on in some states, with President Donald Trump disputing the result.
Soon after his phone call, Johnson also issued a Twitter statement to say that he is looking forward to strengthening the partnership between our countries and to working with him on our shared priorities from tackling climate change, to promoting democracy and building back better from the pandemic.
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