WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has recently spoken with the leaders of Greece, Hungary, Panama, Slovenia and Sweden, his transition team said in a statement on Friday.

The leaders of the five nations talked to Trump in recent days and congratulated the Republican on his Nov. 8 victory in the U.S. presidential election, the statement said.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton, Susan Heavey and Tim Ahmann; Editing by Bernadette Baum)