Cui Tiankai has navigated eight years of unravelling relations as China’s envoy to the US. Photo: Xinhua Cui Tiankai has navigated eight years of unravelling relations as China’s envoy to the US. Photo: Xinhua
Cui Tiankai has navigated eight years of unravelling relations as China’s envoy to the US. Photo: Xinhua

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Cui Tiankai: from a Heilongjiang farm to China’s ambassador in Washington

  • After eight years the 68-year-old is returning home from the ‘longest assignment in my diplomatic career’
  • He says in a farewell letter that relations between the two countries are at ‘a critical crossroads’

Topic |   US-China relations
Cui Tiankai has navigated eight years of unravelling relations as China’s envoy to the US. Photo: Xinhua Cui Tiankai has navigated eight years of unravelling relations as China’s envoy to the US. Photo: Xinhua
Cui Tiankai has navigated eight years of unravelling relations as China’s envoy to the US. Photo: Xinhua
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