We will respect the American people's choice. We congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. — Wang Wenbin, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman
We will respect the American people's choice. We congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. — Wang Wenbin, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman
China Congratulates, Condemns U.S. at Same Event
China on Friday took the unusual stance of congratulating an incoming U.S. administration while condemning an outgoing one within minutes of each other at the same event – statements that reflect a widespread consensus that Beijing believes a Biden administration will be much more approachable, or at least predictable, than President Donald Trump.

"We will respect the American people's choice," Wang Wenbin, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, told reporters Friday morning, joining a growing collection of countries reacting to the election outcome. "We congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris."