China congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election Monday, after he won a historic runoff vote to extend his two-decade rule.
“China expresses its congratulations to President Erdogan on his re-election,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said.
For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app.
“We support Turkey in taking a development path that suits its national conditions, and hope that Turkey will continue to make new achievements in its development under the leadership of President Erdogan,” she added.
Beijing, Mao said, “attaches great importance to its relations with Turkey.”
“In recent years, under the guidance of the two heads of state, the two countries have achieved fruitful cooperation in various fields, benefiting our two peoples,” she continued.
“China is willing to work together with Turkey to push our strategic cooperative relations to new heights,” Mao added.
Erdogan declares victory in Turkey elections: ‘We’ll rule for the next five years’
US, EU, NATO congratulate Turkey’s Erdogan, stress importance of ‘working together’
Arab leaders congratulate Turkey’s Erdogan on electoral win
Polls close in Turkey’s historic presidential election runoffPolls closed in Turkish election runoff at 5 p.m. on Sunday after kicking off in the morning in a decisive round between rivals Turkish President ... Middle East
Turkish President Erdogan says Gulf states sent cash in relief for TurkeyTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Gulf states recently sent funding to Turkey, briefly helping relieve the central bank and ... Middle East
Turkey’s run-off election: What’s at stake for Turkey and the rest of the world?Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan aims to extend his rule into a third decade in an election on Sunday, with the momentum seen in his favor in ... World News