Taoiseach speaks with President-elect Joe Biden
An Taoiseach Micheál Martin and President-elect Joe Biden spoke by phone this afternoon.
An Taoiseach congratulated President-elect Biden and Kamala Harris on their remarkable election victory.
In a warm conversation, President-elect Biden recalled his strong Irish roots and his visit to Ireland with his family in 2016.
The President-elect reaffirmed his full support for the Good Friday Agreement and they discussed the importance of a Brexit outcome that respects the GFA and ensures no return of a border on the island of Ireland.
They looked forward to working together bilaterally and across a range of international areas including EU-US relations, the UN - including the Security Council, and on the important global challenges of Covid-19, economic recovery and climate change.