Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing in March. Photo: AP Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing in March. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing in March. Photo: AP

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‘Good riddance,’ China says as Germany leaves UN Security Council

  • Ambassador Geng Shuang was responding to outgoing German envoy Christoph Heusgen’s appeal for Beijing to free two detained Canadians for Christmas
  • Germany is ending its two-year term on the 15-member council, and Heusgen is planning to retire after over 40 years as a diplomat

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing in March. Photo: AP Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing in March. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing in March. Photo: AP
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