China’s Xi congratulates Biden on US election victory

BEIJING (REUTERS) – China’s President Xi Jinping on Wednesday (Nov 25) congratulated Joe Biden on winning the US presidential election, expressing hope the two countries could promote the healthy and stable development of bilateral relations, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

n his telegram, Mr Xi said both countries should “stick to no conflict or confrontation, mutual respect, (and) the spirit of win-win cooperation” in order to promote the “noble cause” of world peace and development. 

Also on Wednesday, Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan congratulated Mr Biden’s running mate Kamala Harris on being elected the next US vice-president, Xinhua said.