Veteran diplomat Liu Guangyuan has been named head of the foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office. Photo: Handout Veteran diplomat Liu Guangyuan has been named head of the foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office. Photo: Handout
Veteran diplomat Liu Guangyuan has been named head of the foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office. Photo: Handout
Diplomacy

China’s pick of seasoned diplomat for top job at foreign ministry office in Hong Kong shows Beijing still worried about national security threats in city, analysts say

  • Most recently ambassador to Poland, Liu Guangyuan previously served two stints in the United States, with postings in Washington and San Francisco
  • He replaces Xie Feng, who returned to Beijing in January after holding the post since 2017

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Veteran diplomat Liu Guangyuan has been named head of the foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office. Photo: Handout Veteran diplomat Liu Guangyuan has been named head of the foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office. Photo: Handout
Veteran diplomat Liu Guangyuan has been named head of the foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office. Photo: Handout
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