Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Joe Biden, a Democratic candidate, on his victory in the presidential election in the United States. This was reported by the Central Television of China.
In a congratulatory telegram, the Chinese leader expressed hope for improving bilateral relations. He noted that the harmonious and stable development of relations between the two countries meets the expectations of the entire international community.
The foundations of such development, Xi Jinping continued, will be respect for the principles of equality and mutual respect. This is how you can begin to overcome differences, the head of China concluded.
He also congratulated Kamala Harris, Biden's partner. She became the elected vice president - the first woman in this post.
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