World leaders are starting to react this morning to the news that US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent his "best wishes" to the presidential couple. Johnson spent several days in an intensive care unit after being diagnosed with Covid-19 in April.
Speaking in a conference call with journalists on Friday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, “We certainly wish President Trump a speedy recovery.”
Peskov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to get vaccinated and when he does, the Kremlin will make an announcement.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan also wished the Trumps a "speedy recovery."
Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs also sent "best wishes" from the "people of Taiwan."
The President of the European Council Charles Michel said Covid-19 is "a battle we all continue to fight."
The President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, said his "thoughts and prayers" are with the first couple.
Afghanistan’s Abdullah Abdullah, the Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, wished the couple a "speedy recovery."