Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian's Remarks on
the Preliminary Results of the Russian State Duma Elections
Q: Preliminary results of the Russian State Duma elections, which was held from September 17 to 19, show that United Russia is in the lead. What is China's comment?
A: We have noted the successful elections of the State Duma of Russia. The State Duma elections are a major event in Russia's politics, and the election results reflected the will of the Russian people. As a comprehensive strategic partner of coordination, China will, as always, firmly support the Russian people in choosing their own development path and Russia in making new achievements and realizing development and rejuvenation under the leadership of President Putin.
After Russia's new State Duma is formed, China will work with Russia to deepen cooperation between the two legislatures, promote inter-party exchanges and continuously enrich China-Russia relations in the new era.