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The U.S. President's residence applauded presently elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in on winning the votes of his fellowmen on May 9, 2015.

The American administration aspires to work with President Moon to continue to empower the ties between the two countries. White House press secretary Sean Spicer uttered that this is South Korea's "peaceful, democratic transition of power." One of U.S.A.'s important allies is South Korea. The two top-tier countries' allegiance is a great strategy to force North Korea to eliminate its nuclear and ballistic weapons program. He hopes to turn things around for the better due to former President Park Geun-hye's corruption scandal.

Meanwhile, Chinese President Xi Jinping also expressed his congratulations to the new South Korean leader.

Shinzo Abe, the President of Japan also lauded President Moon for his electoral victory.

The new South Korean President started his leadership duties on Wednesday after the declaration of his winning by the National Election Commission. Moon will also be witnessed to select a prime minister and a presidential chief of staff that will help him to run his home country.

Many of Moon's followers and fans showed extreme love and support to him during the elections. They were shaking the newly elected leader's hands, hanging flowers on his neck, and asked him for a picture with them.