Qin Gang has been China’s ambassador to the United States since July 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Qin Gang has been China’s ambassador to the United States since July 2021. Photo: Xinhua

China names ambassador to US Qin Gang as new foreign minister

  • The 56-year-old will replace Wang Yi, who will remain state councillor in charge of diplomacy, according to CCTV
  • Qin, seen as one of the ministry’s toughest voices, was sent to Washington last year during a difficult time in relations

Qin Gang has been China’s ambassador to the United States since July 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Qin Gang has been China’s ambassador to the United States since July 2021. Photo: Xinhua
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