Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 23 August 2014

Cameron tweet congratulates Obama

President Barack Obama waves after delivering his Inaugural address at the ceremonial swearing-in at the US Capitol (AP pic)
President Barack Obama greets members of the audience after the ceremonial swearing-in (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Vice President Joe Biden, left and President Barack Obama wait for their ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

David Cameron has said he is "delighted to continue working together" with Barack Obama as the US president took the oath of office for a second White House term.

The Prime Minister offered his congratulations via Twitter after Mr Obama delivered his inaugural address in a day of pomp and ceremony in Washington.

"Congratulations to @BarackObama on his second inauguration. Delighted to continue working together," said his message.

Mr Obama urged his country to "seize the moment" as it emerged from a decade of war and deep economic woes.

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