China hails Recep Tayyip Erdogan's re-election.

BEIJING -- China on Monday felicitated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following his victory in a historic runoff vote.

"China expresses its congratulations to President Erdogan on his re-election and attaches great importance to its relations with Turkiye," Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning said during her regular briefing held at IPC.

The spokesperson said that China supported Turkiye in taking a development path that suited its national conditions, and hoped that Turkey would continue to make new achievements in its development under the leadership of President Erdogan.

"In recent years, under the...

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