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Fri Nov 13, 2020, 06:08 AM

China congratulates Biden and Harris on election

Source: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, who won the Nov. 3 election that President Donald Trump has not conceded, nearly a week after the former vice president clinched enough states for the win.

“We respect the choice of the American people. We extend congratulations to Mr. Biden and Ms. Harris,” foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said at a regular daily briefing, referring to Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris. “We understand the results of the U.S. election will be determined according to U.S. laws and procedures,” he added, repeating Beijing’s earlier stance.

Trump’s refusal to accept defeat has put Beijing in an awkward position, with China loath to do anything to antagonize Trump, who has mounted court challenges to the balloting and remains in office until the Jan 20 inauguration.

Relations between China and the United States are at their worst in decades over disputes ranging from technology and trade to Hong Kong and the coronavirus, and the Trump administration has unleashed a barrage of sanctions against Beijing.

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-china/china-congratulates-biden-and-harris-on-election-idUSKBN27T0TU?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=twitter

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Response to BeyondGeography (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 06:42 AM

1. Just curious. Which leaders/countries are still outstanding as far as recognizing Biden as

our next President, besides Russia?

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 07:59 AM

5. Mexico & NK? Maybe Iran?

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 01:56 PM

12. It was reported that the WH has not forwarded to Biden camp the congrats from other world leaders

so we would not know until this has been released. This damn Con needs to be hauled off to jail.

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Response to BeyondGeography (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 07:04 AM

2. I think the article mischaracterizes China's position.

I don’t think the concern is about antagonizing Trump. I think the concern is about interfering in US internal affairs. That said, I think it is clear to just about everyone where this is headed.

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Response to David__77 (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 08:42 AM

7. +1 n/t

-Laelth

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Response to BeyondGeography (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 07:22 AM

3. President Biden knows ..


When to count his fingers and watch his back after getting congrats from

some places....

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Response to BeyondGeography (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 07:27 AM

4. This is why we put experts in foreign policy..

and seasoned veterans in the state department
and ambassadorships... usually.

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Response to BeyondGeography (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 08:41 AM

6. This matters. k&r for visibility. n/t

-Laelth

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Response to BeyondGeography (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 08:57 AM

8. Of course. Don't forget, China preferred Biden because of all the deals they had....

...with Hunter Biden and all the billions and trillions they paid him.

SUPER STRONG

I can just see Junior and Eric tweeting furiously about this right now!!

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Response to George II (Reply #8)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 09:16 AM

9. With so many eyes on Hunter, that opens China for Junior and Eric to

grab with all four hands. Based on their Daddy's reelection in 2024.

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Response to George II (Reply #8)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 09:25 AM

10. Don't they have to weigh "those deals" against the lucrative deals with Ivanka?

And don't forget the MAGA hat deal.

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Response to BeyondGeography (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 01:26 PM

11. "Is he still here?"


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