Qian Qichen in Hong Kong in 1996. Photo: Reuters Qian Qichen in Hong Kong in 1996. Photo: Reuters
Qian Qichen in Hong Kong in 1996. Photo: Reuters

China’s ‘outstanding’ former top diplomat Qian Qichen dies, aged 89

Former foreign minister and vice-premier played key role in return of Hong Kong and Macau to China

Qian Qichen in Hong Kong in 1996. Photo: Reuters Qian Qichen in Hong Kong in 1996. Photo: Reuters
Qian Qichen in Hong Kong in 1996. Photo: Reuters
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