Yang Jiechi will meet US Secretary of State in Hawaii in the first top-level face-to-face meeting between China and the US this year. Photo: Getty ImagesYang Jiechi will meet US Secretary of State in Hawaii in the first top-level face-to-face meeting between China and the US this year. Photo: Getty Images
Yang Jiechi will meet US Secretary of State in Hawaii in the first top-level face-to-face meeting between China and the US this year. Photo: Getty Images

Beijing’s ‘Tiger’ diplomat takes decades of China-US negotiation into crucial meeting with Mike Pompeo

  • Yang Jiechi’s long experience in Washington includes delicate mediation and close ties to former presidents
  • A meeting with the US secretary of state comes as the Sino-US relationship hits a low point over trade, Covid-19 and military manoeuvres
Topic |   US-China relations
Yang Jiechi will meet US Secretary of State in Hawaii in the first top-level face-to-face meeting between China and the US this year. Photo: Getty ImagesYang Jiechi will meet US Secretary of State in Hawaii in the first top-level face-to-face meeting between China and the US this year. Photo: Getty Images
Yang Jiechi will meet US Secretary of State in Hawaii in the first top-level face-to-face meeting between China and the US this year. Photo: Getty Images
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