Chinese vice-premier Qian Qichen inspects elite PLA troops in Shenzhen in 1996. Photo: SCMP
Chinese vice-premier Qian Qichen inspects elite PLA troops in Shenzhen in 1996. Photo: SCMP

When late diplomat Qian Qichen had to give North Korea’s leader some very bad news

Chinese vice-premier Qian Qichen inspects elite PLA troops in Shenzhen in 1996. Photo: SCMP
Chinese vice-premier Qian Qichen inspects elite PLA troops in Shenzhen in 1996. Photo: SCMP
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