World leaders have condemned fact that rioters supporting US President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building, four persons being killed. The action forced the suspension of session of Congress to certify Joe Biden’s electoral victory. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned the “disgraceful scenes” and opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer called it a “direct attack on democracy”. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said: “I have trust in the strength of US democracy. The new presidency of Joe Biden will overcome this tense stage, uniting the American people.” French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian condemned the “grave attack against democracy. In Germany, the Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Mr Trump and his supporters “must accept the decision of American voters at last and stop trampling on democracy”.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canadians were “deeply disturbed and saddened by the attack on democracy”. India’s Narendra Modi said he was “distressed to see news about rioting and violence” in Washington and urged the “peaceful transfer of power must continue”. European Council President Charles Michel said he trusted the US “to ensure a peaceful transfer of power” to Mr Biden. Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg asked the outcome of the election “must be respected”. Many others leaders in the world including those of Argentina,Chile, New Zealand and Japan expressed their opinion condemning the riots in U.S.