Liu Jianchao has extensive diplomatic experience.
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Liu Jianchao has extensive diplomatic experience. Photo: VCG via Getty Images

Ex-ambassador and corruption-buster takes over as head of Chinese Communist Party’s diplomatic arm

  • Liu Jianchao, a diplomatic veteran who studied at Oxford University, previously spearheaded efforts to hunt down graft suspects overseas
  • He takes over as head of the International Liaison Department, a body that plays a central role in China’s dealings with North Korea

Liu Jianchao has extensive diplomatic experience.
Photo: VCG via Getty Images
Liu Jianchao has extensive diplomatic experience. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
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