|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on Former South African President Mandela's 95th Birthday|
Q: It is former South African President Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday on July 18. What is China's comment?
A: We congratulate Mr. Mandela on his 95th birthday. He is fighting against illness with indomitable will. Mr. Mandela is the founder of the New South Africa and a world-renowned statesman. He has made historical contributions to the establishment of China-South Africa diplomatic ties. China cares about the health of Mr. Mandela and sincerely wishes him a triumph over illness and an early recovery for his 95th birthday.