October 15, 2021

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China congratulates US President-elect Joe Biden

China congratulates US President-elect Joe Biden

“China respects the choice of the American people,” Wang Wenbin, a spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry, told a news conference on Friday.

“We applaud Mr. Biden and Mrs. Harris, and at the same time, we understand that the results of this U.S. election can be verified in accordance with U.S. laws and policies,” he said.

It comes four days after Wong By-products from CNN When China congratulates him on his victory in his election as President of the United States, many speculate that officials are waiting for Donald Trump to formally accept it.

At the time, Wong said, they “recognized” Biden’s victory declaration. “We will handle the issue of statement (congratulations) in line with international practice,” Wang said Monday.

China was one of the last major countries to congratulate President-elect Biden and his team on their victory. The new American leader has already been welcomed by a large number of countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Israel, France and Germany.

In 2016, a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping announced his victory, he congratulated Trump on his election as then president.

Amid the continuing decline in bilateral relations compared to the increasingly harsh tone towards the Trump administration, the Chinese state media has so far been careful in handling Biden’s victory.

Some lets published publishers of Biden’s profiles or highlighted a well – known Beijing restaurant he visited in 2011, but most Chinese media focused on their fraudulent allegations and post – US election coverage.

Experts have suggested that Beijing may not be willing to do anything to oppose the outgoing US administration in its last months in power.

In an editorial on Thursday, Government Magazine China Daily “Foreign leaders anxious to congratulate Biden,” he said, adding that they wanted to “lag behind the current administration and its divisive policies”.

“China is always ready to work with the United States to manage their differences. Anyone in the White House should look at the regional situation objectively,” the editorial said.

An article in the state-run tabloid Global Times described Biden “Old friend” Of China. Editorial in the paper Published Sunday Following Biden’s victory, the paper hoped that under Biden’s good relations between Washington and Beijing, China would be able to trust itself at the end of the day.

“China must become a country that cannot be suppressed or destabilized, and cooperation with China must be the best option to realize national interests with the United States. This is the ultimate principle,” the editorial said.

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