United States President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. PHOTO: CGTN
By Nwafor Sunday
China, Friday joined other nations to congratulate the United States President-Elect, elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, for their victory in the U.S Presidential race that saw the defeat of President Donald Trump.
Immediately after CNN, FOX News, Al Jazeera, and BBC, projected and announced Biden as winner, countries like UK, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Israel, India, Pakistan, Egypt, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, South Korea, Japan and a number of others sent in goodwill messages, congratulating Biden and Harris for their victory.
Some like Russia, China, Mexico, Turkey, Brazil, Hungary, Iran, North Korea and a good number of others however, refused to congratulate Biden and Harris.
Four days gone and here we are with Wang Wenbin, China Foreign Ministry spokesman, congratulating Biden and Harris for being victorious in the election.
“We respect the American people’s choice.” “We congratulate Mr. Biden and Ms. Harris,” said Wang Wenbin according to Washingtonpost.
At the same time, Wang added, “we understand the U.S. election results will be confirmed based on U.S. law and procedure.”