Chen Yixin has been named as China’s new minister of state security. Photo: Handout
Chen Yixin has been named as China’s new minister of state security. Photo: Handout

China names Chen Yixin as new state security minister in latest leadership shake-up

  • Chen replaces Politburo member Chen Wenqing, who moves on to higher office
  • The new intelligence chief first crossed paths with President Xi Jinping 2 decades ago

Chen Yixin has been named as China’s new minister of state security. Photo: Handout
Chen Yixin has been named as China’s new minister of state security. Photo: Handout
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