Q: On August 16 local time, Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was reelected as President of Mali according to the official tallies. What's your comment?
A: China congratulates President Keita's reelection as the president. China and Mali enjoy profound traditional friendship. The two sides are good brothers sharing weal and woe, good friends treating each other sincerely and good partners seeking common development. In recent years, the friendly cooperation between China and Mali in various fields has continued to achieve new outcomes. We are ready to work with Mali to scale our friendly cooperation to new heights and bring more benefits to our peoples.