The world reacts to Trump mob violence in the U.S. Capitol
U.S. allies and opponents are observing in shock, calling for peace in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, as President Donald Trump’s supporters were attacked by violent mobs, and they are believed to have been stolen in the election. Rush into the parliament building.
Insurgents loyal to Trump, including some from extreme right-wing violent organizations, stormed into the police force, broke into the Capitol, and disrupted Joe Biden’s formal winning of the presidential election.
As the illegal activities and chaos within the parliament became the headlines of the world, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (Heiko Maas) Tweet “The enemies of democracy are happy to see these incredible photos of #WashingtonDC.” He also called on Trump to finally accept the election defeat.
Maas added: “On the steps of the Capitol, now on the steps of the Capitol, R’s obscene words turned into violent acts,” Maas added. “Contempt for democracy is devastating.”
In London, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called these scenes “shameful.”
He said: “The United States advocates democracy in the world. It is now vital that power should be transferred in a peaceful and orderly manner.”
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that his people are “deeply disturbed and saddened by the democratic attacks in the United States.”
Trudeau said: “Violence will never succeed in overthrowing the will of the people.” “The American democratic system must be upheld, and it will definitely be done.”
In Brussels, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg maintained a fighting and uneasy relationship with Trump due to the president’s criticism of the security alliance. He called the violence “shocking”. This statement takes into account that similar statements usually have more weight. Made by him in turbulent times in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere.
“The results of this democratic election must be respected,” Stoltenberg Tweet.
Several other foreign officials and leaders also attended the meeting, including the President of the European Commission:
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Carl Bildt, the former prime minister of Sweden and the current co-chair of the European Council for Foreign Relations, tweeted that the violence and occupation of the parliament building marked a “democratic plunder.”
He included a photo of a grinning person in the message, wearing Trump’s beanie, carrying the podium, and bearing the seal of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The scenes of violence shocked those who made the United States a model of freedom and democracy in particular.
Two Eastern European officials told BuzzFeed News that these scenes were reminiscent of the events in eastern Ukraine in 2014, when the Ukrainian-backed Moscow president was overthrown and Russia-backed separatists attacked government buildings. They also compared it with the situation in Kyrgyzstan in October, when opposition party supporters occupied the parliament building after the election was deemed fraudulent.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because their country relies on the support of the United States.
One of them said that they “never imagine this would happen in the United States.”
The official added: “This is crazy.”
NATO country Turkey faced a coup attempt in 2016, and he urged a calm and legal solution. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement: “We call on all parties in the United States to exercise restraint and prudence.” statement. “We believe that the United States will overcome this internal political crisis in a mature way.”
The Ministry also advised Turkish citizens in the United States to avoid using it in crowded areas and places where protests took place.
Venezuelans often speak out about Trump’s harm to socialism and have issued a statement expressing concerns about violence in the United States. The statement said, The elections in Venezuela are illegal. The statement said: “Venezuela condemns political polarization and rising violence, which requires reflection on the profound crisis the U.S. political and social system is currently experiencing.” “Due to this regrettable incident, the United States has suffered from its aggressive policies. The same pain caused by other countries.”
At the same time, foreign news media from the UK British Broadcasting Corporation To Russia TASS to France 24 And a live report on the incident at the Capitol.
When the dusk enveloped the embattled Washington, D.C., Trump posted a one-minute video on Twitter, urging the crowds he had previously incited to stand up, but never again. Falsely claim that he defeated Biden Was “overwhelming in the election”.