China's new ambassador to the US Qin Gang addresses Chinese and American media representatives shortly after his arrival in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
China's new ambassador to the US Qin Gang addresses Chinese and American media representatives shortly after his arrival in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua

China’s US envoy Qin Gang strikes conciliatory note on arrival in Washington

  • The new ambassador invokes Kissinger’s 1971 visit to China and says he will strive for peaceful coexistence, despite challenges
  • In a sign of how far ties have deteriorated, no US diplomats were on hand to welcome Qin on his arrival

Topic |   US-China relations
China's new ambassador to the US Qin Gang addresses Chinese and American media representatives shortly after his arrival in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
China's new ambassador to the US Qin Gang addresses Chinese and American media representatives shortly after his arrival in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
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