|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Remarks on the Result of the Zimbabwean Presidential Election|
Q: The result of the Zimbabwean presidential election was released recently, showing that incumbent President Robert Mugabe won the election. How does China comment?
A: According to the result of the presidential election released by the Zimbabwean Election Commission, incumbent President Mugabe and his Zimbabwean African National Union-PF has won the election. We express our congratulations on that. President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory message to President Mugabe. As a good friend of Zimbabwe, China hopes that Zimbabwe will take the opportunity of the election to make greater progress in national revitalization and development. China will firmly support Zimbabwe's efforts for maintaining stability and realizing development.