ASEAN Leaders Congratulate Donald Trump

Sonya Michaella    •    09 November 2016 20:06 WIB
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ASEAN Leaders Congratulate Donald Trump
Donald Trump won against Hillary Clinton in the United States presidential election (Photo:AFP), Jakarta: Several ASEAN leaders have congratulated Donald Trump for his victory in the United states presidential election.

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Malaysia and the United States are close partners. The two countries are allies in the global fight against terrorism.

"I congratulate him on this extraordinary victory," said Najib in a written statement on Wednesday (11/9).

Meanwhile, Singaporean Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Singapore have strong ties with the United States. The country will continue to work together with the United States.

"Congratulations to President-Elect Donald Trump," said Lee in a Facebook post.

"US voters have elected a President whom they feel best represents them. Singapore fully respects their decision," he stated.