|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Remarks on the Upcoming Presidential Election in Afghanistan|
Q: Afghanistan will hold its presidential election on April 5. What is China's comment?
A: China pays close attention to the presidential election in Afghanistan. We appreciate the efforts made by the Afghan government in preparation for the election and hope that the election will be smooth and stable and serve as a new starting point towards unity and stability in Afghanistan. Together with all relevant parties, China is ready to continue its support for peaceful reconstruction and national reconciliation of Afghanistan and work for lasting peace and prosperity of Afghanistan and the region.