|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang's Remarks on Tebboune Winning Algeria's Presidential Election|
Q: Algeria's presidential election was held on December 12. On December 13, the independent electoral commission announced preliminary results that Abdelmadjid Tebboune had won with 58.15% of the vote. Other candidates have said they accept the result and will not appeal. What's China's comment?
A: Algeria's independent electoral commission announced that Abdelmadjid Tebboune had won the presidential election. China extends congratulations. We believe the successful election is of great significance to restoring stability and development to Algeria. The Chinese people and the Algerian people have a deep bond of friendship. We always support Algeria in pursuing a development path in keeping with its national realities. We will work with the Algerian side for new progress in our comprehensive strategic partnership.