China demands that the US respect the Venezuelan elections

Zhao said that the Chinese government followed the entire electoral process

"China asks to respect the democratic system and practice of Venezuela, as well as the independent election of its people that plays a constructive role in the political solution of the country," requested Zhao Lijian, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Asian nation.

Lijian pointed out the above when answering a question about the comments of the Secretary of State of the United States, Antony Blinken, on the regional mega-elections in Venezuela, where 23 governorships and 335 mayors were chosen.

The National Electoral Council of Venezuela announced that 99,2 percent of the votes have been counted, which shows that the candidates of the ruling party have won, so far, in 19 of the 23 states of Venezuela, more than 205 of them. the 335 competing mayors' offices, according to a Xinhua press release, although there are still thirteen to be defined.

Zhao indicated that the Chinese side has followed the situation in Venezuela and observed that the electoral process was stable and orderly, something ratified by different international monitoring organizations, including a representation from the European Union.

Lijian affirmed that it is an internal matter entirely of Venezuela that the Government and the people hold local elections in accordance with their Constitution and law.

"This should not be subject to deliberate accusations or flagrant interference by external forces," said the diplomatic official during a press conference in his country.

In addition, Zhao Lijian called on all the countries of the world to “play a constructive role in the political solution of the problem of Venezuela, a nation that deepens a national dialogue between political forces, promoted in a sovereign manner by the Government of President Nicolás Maduro Moros. ”.

China has always adhered to the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries, Zhao Lijian recalled.
The Chinese diplomat added that "we believe that the Venezuelan government and people are capable of properly managing their internal national affairs."

China ratified its support for the democratic government of Nicolás Maduro Moros.



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