Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden. Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan congratulated new Vice President Kamala Harris on the victory.
China was reticent after the US presidential elections, although the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs already sent congratulations a week after the winner was declared.
President Xi now personally congratulates Biden on winning the election, according to Chinese state news agency Xinhua.
In a telegram, Xi said the countries should continue the relationship “without conflict or confrontation, with mutual respect and the spirit of win-win cooperation” to further the “noble cause” of world peace and development.
President Trump refuses to admit defeat and recognize Biden as the winner of the November 3 election. According to him, there has been massive fraud, but he has not substantiated it.
Many countries, including the Netherlands, have already congratulated Democrat Biden.