2020 election

Chinese State Media: We’re Not Calling Biden ‘President-Elect’ Yet

China’s state-run Global Times stressed on Friday that congratulatory messages from Chinese officials to former Vice President Joe Biden are meant to show “utmost respect to U.S. laws, election rules, all parties, and voters,” but that top Chinese leaders will not send official congratulations until “official results are released” from the 2020 U.S. election.

BEIJING, CHINA - DECEMBER 04: Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands with U.S Vice President Joe Biden (L) inside the Great Hall of the People on December 4, 2013 in Beijing, China. U.S Vice President Joe Biden will pay an official visit to China from December 4 to 5. …