Known as one of the toughest voices within the Chinese foreign ministry, Qin Gang took a softer approach during his time as ambassador to Washington. Photo: Kyodo
Known as one of the toughest voices within the Chinese foreign ministry, Qin Gang took a softer approach during his time as ambassador to Washington. Photo: Kyodo

New Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang vows to prioritise US ties, tweets praise for Americans

  • The outgoing ambassador to Washington says he is seeking a ‘better China-US relationship’
  • His promotion is widely seen as an effort by Beijing to stabilise relations between the world powers

Known as one of the toughest voices within the Chinese foreign ministry, Qin Gang took a softer approach during his time as ambassador to Washington. Photo: Kyodo
Known as one of the toughest voices within the Chinese foreign ministry, Qin Gang took a softer approach during his time as ambassador to Washington. Photo: Kyodo
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