Nearly the whole world considers Biden president-elect The few holdouts include Brazil, Mexico and Russia — but no longer China. US election: China congratulates Biden after long silenceChina says it "respects the choice of the American people" as Russia continues to withhold well wishes. 'We respect the choice of the American people': China congratulates President-elect Joe BidenChina was oneu00a0of the last major nations to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden on his successful run for the White House. Russia is still hedging. Putin won’t congratulate Biden until legal action resolved - The Boston GlobeRussian President Vladimir Putin won’t congratulate President-elect Joe Biden until legal challenges to the US election are resolved and the result is official, the Kremlin announced Monday. Which world leaders are yet to congratulate Biden?World leaders with warmest ties to president Trump, cite legal challenges for delay in congratulations China has acknowledged that Joe Biden won the US election, leaving Russia the only major power still on the fence"We respect the American people's choice and extend congratulations to Mr Biden and Ms Harris," China's Foreign Ministry said Friday. Which world leaders have and have not congratulated Biden?President-elect starts work by convening a coronavirus task force Turkish President Erdoğan finally congratulates Biden on election winErdoğan and Trump have maintained a strong personal relationship.