Liu Huaqiu was said to have been seen as a skilled negotiator and hardliner by his US counterparts. Photo: Handout
Liu Huaqiu was said to have been seen as a skilled negotiator and hardliner by his US counterparts. Photo: Handout
Shi Jiangtao
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Shi Jiangtao

Jiang Zemin paved the way for China’s rise. He was helped by diplomats like Liu Huaqiu

  • President Xi Jinping praised the former Chinese leader’s ‘extraordinary courage’ in ‘diplomatic struggles’ with America
  • A key player in handling US affairs after the Tiananmen crackdown was foreign policy aide Liu, who died last month at 83

Liu Huaqiu was said to have been seen as a skilled negotiator and hardliner by his US counterparts. Photo: Handout
Liu Huaqiu was said to have been seen as a skilled negotiator and hardliner by his US counterparts. Photo: Handout
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