“We respect the choice of the American people. We congratulate Mr. Biden and his (running for vice president) partner, Ms. (Kamala) Harris,” Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Vanbin said in a statement. used the expression.
Vang did not comment on why the congratulation statement was made late, but noted that “the result will be confirmed in accordance with US laws and procedures.”
China and Russia refrained from congratulating Biden, who was elected president, last week.
While discussions on the results of the presidential election held in the USA on November 3 continue, according to unofficial results, Biden, who won the elections by reaching 279 delegates, is expected to take office on 20 January 2021.