Gui Congyou once compared Swedish media coverage of China to a lightweight boxer provoking the Chinese heavyweight. Photo: EPA-EFE Gui Congyou once compared Swedish media coverage of China to a lightweight boxer provoking the Chinese heavyweight. Photo: EPA-EFE
Gui Congyou once compared Swedish media coverage of China to a lightweight boxer provoking the Chinese heavyweight. Photo: EPA-EFE
Shi Jiangtao
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Shi Jiangtao

Why China’s fiercest Wolf Warrior in Sweden was just fighting the good fight

  • Gui Congyou, who ended his term as Chinese ambassador last month, gained notoriety with his unusually strident, confrontational posture
  • But ‘shotgun’ diplomats such as Gui are only responding to the leadership’s calls for a ‘fighting spirit’ against the Western plot to contain China

Gui Congyou once compared Swedish media coverage of China to a lightweight boxer provoking the Chinese heavyweight. Photo: EPA-EFE Gui Congyou once compared Swedish media coverage of China to a lightweight boxer provoking the Chinese heavyweight. Photo: EPA-EFE
Gui Congyou once compared Swedish media coverage of China to a lightweight boxer provoking the Chinese heavyweight. Photo: EPA-EFE
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