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World Reacts to Trump Mob Violence at US Capitol in DC

US allies and opponents were also shocked and called for peace in Washington, DC, on Wednesday when a violent crowd of supporters of President Donald Trump, who was led to believe The election was stolen burst into the Capitol building.

Trump loyalists, including some from the violent far-right groups, dashed through police barrier and broke into the Capitol, disrupting the formalization of the presidential victory. by Joe Biden.

As lawlessness and chaos going on inside Parliament caused a stir around the world, Germany’s Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, tweeted that “the enemies of democracy will be delighted to see these incredible photos from #WashingtonDC.” He also urged Trump to finally accept defeat in his election.

“Violent words turned into acts of violence – on the Reichstag’s steps, and now in #Capitol,” added Maas. “The contempt for democratic institutions is dire.”

In London, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the scene “disgraceful.”

“The United States represents democracy all over the world and it is important to have a peaceful and orderly transfer of power,” he said.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his people were “deeply worried and saddened by the attack on democracy in the United States.”

“Violence will never succeed in overpowering the will of the people,” Trudeau said. “Democracy in America must be sustained – and it will be.”

In Brussels, NATO secretary-general, Jens Stoltenberg, who had a controversial and unsettling relationship with Trump due to the president’s criticisms of the security alliance, called violence “shocking” – a statement with more weight considering similar claims is typical of him making during times of great turmoil in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and elsewhere.

“The results of this democratic election must be respected,” said Stoltenberg tweeted.

Several other foreign officials and leaders also consider, including the president of the European Commission:

Prime Minister of Spain:

Prime Minister of Australia:

And Norway’s foreign ministry:

Carl Bildt, a former Swedish prime minister and current chairman of the Council on European Foreign Relations, tweeted that the violence and the occupation of the Capitol signaled “the plunder of democracy”.

He inserted in his message a photo of a grinning man wearing a Trump beanie and carrying a podium stamped by a House speaker.

The scenes of violence are particularly shocking to those of whom the United States is a model of freedom and democracy.

Two Eastern European officials told BuzzFeed News that the scenes were reminiscent of events in eastern Ukraine in 2014, when Russian-backed separatists broke into government buildings after the friendly president. with Moscow the country toppled. They also compared it to what happened in Kyrgyzstan in October, when opposition party supporters took over the Parliament building after the election allegedly fraudulent.

The officials said on condition of anonymity because their countries rely on US support.

One of them said that they “would never have imagined this happening in the United States.”

“It’s crazy,” added the official.

Turkey, a NATO country that faced its own coup plot in 2016, has called for a calm and legal solution. “We urge all parties in the US to maintain restraint and prudence,” the State Department said in a statement. declare. “We believe that the US will mature through this internal political crisis.”

The ministry also advises Turkish citizens in the US to avoid crowded areas and places where demonstrations are taking place.

Venezuela, a country that regularly supports Trump for the dangers of socialism, has also issued a statement pretending to be concerned about violence in the US, said Elections in Venezuela are illegal. “Venezuela condemns increased political polarization and violence, which calls for reflection on the deep crisis that the US political and social system is experiencing at this time,” read the statement. . “With this unfortunate episode, the United States is suffering the same thing it has done to other nations with its policy of aggression.”

Meanwhile, foreign news agencies from the UK BBC to Russia TASS come France 24 and more is the live coverage of events at the Capitol.

As dusk fell in Washington, DC, Trump posted a one-minute video on Twitter calling for the crowd he previously agitated to get up to stand down – but not before. false statement that he defeated Biden by a “landslide election.”



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