Qin Gang (right), China’s ambassador to the United States, speaks during a fireside chat in Washington on December 12, 2022. Photo: Xinhua
Qin Gang (right), China’s ambassador to the United States, speaks during a fireside chat in Washington on December 12, 2022. Photo: Xinhua
Philip J. Cunningham
Opinion

Opinion

Philip J. Cunningham

US-China relations: new foreign minister Qin Gang offers some hope for calmer days ahead

  • It’s unlikely that China’s policy will change much under Qin as he isn’t in a position to call the shots, but his appointment represents a welcome change of tone and hope of some reversal in an increasingly fraught relationship

Qin Gang (right), China’s ambassador to the United States, speaks during a fireside chat in Washington on December 12, 2022. Photo: Xinhua
Qin Gang (right), China’s ambassador to the United States, speaks during a fireside chat in Washington on December 12, 2022. Photo: Xinhua
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