ATHENS — In a message posted on Twitter, main opposition SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras congratulated Joe Biden on winning the elections in the United States, noting the large voter turnout as proof that "democracy is and will be thriving" when people participate and vote for their future. The message was posted on Saturday evening Greek time, after the result was called.
"Congratulations to Joe Biden for becoming the 46th President of the United States. An unprecedented voter turnout, proved once again that democracy is and will be thriving when people are committed to participate and vote for their future.
The experience and support of the President-elect in promoting Greek-American relations will be crucial in strengthening these relations further and dealing with increasing challenges in the region," the message said.