China congratulated US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on winning the presidential election.
It is noted that Beijing respects the choice of the American people. “We congratulate Mr. Biden and Ms. [Vice Presidential Candidate Kamala] Harris,” the Chinese diplomat said.
Earlier, Biden received congratulations on his victory from Pope Francis. The main Catholic blessed the politician, and Biden, in turn, expressed gratitude to Francis and emphasized the role of the main Catholic in achieving peace. In particular, the American hoped for joint work on climate change, poverty and immigration.
Biden proclaimed himself President-elect of the United States on November 7 – according to various estimates, he received from 273 to 290 electoral votes against the required 270. The current leader Donald Trump noted that his rival was in a hurry to call himself the new president.