And if THEY’RE happy, I’m happy.
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown called Tuesday’s poll historic and said he and Mr Obama “share many values”.
Chinese President Hu Jintao said he looked forward to strengthening dialogue. France’s Nicolas Sarkozy said the poll had raised “enormous hope”.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he was looking forwards “to an era of renewed partnership and a new multilateralism”.
In Kenya – the birthplace of Mr Obama’s father – President Mwai Kibaki declared a national holiday on Thursday.
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