“China’s top legislature voted to appoint Wang Yi as foreign minister… as it convened a session on Tuesday,” state media outlet Xinhua said. “Qin Gang was removed from the post of foreign minister.” No reason was given for Qin’s removal, however, state media reported that President Xi Jinping signed a presidential order to enact the decision.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Wednesday discussed his country's joining BRICS with his Chinese colleague Wang Yi on the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York.
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi Thursday told his Argentine counterpart, Santiago Cafiero, that the Asian giant favored the South American country's joining BRICS. Wang made those statements in Bali, Indonesia, on the sidelines of the G20 ministerial meeting.
India prepared to hold funerals on Thursday for some of the 20 soldiers killed in brutal hand-to-hand fighting with Chinese troops in a disputed mountainous border region, as the two governments sought to deescalate tensions.
China is open to international cooperation to identify the source of the novel coronavirus but any investigation must be free of political interference, China's foreign minister said on Sunday. Wang Yi blasted what he called efforts by US politicians to fabricate rumors about the pathogen's origins and stigmatize China.
Protests in Hong Kong bear an “overwhelming” similarity to political unrest that has wracked Venezuela in recent years, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Friday.
China is seizing on violent protests in Europe and South America to bolster its condemnation of demonstrations in Hong Kong and defend its handling of the unrest.
China's top diplomat said on Friday that tariffs and trade disputes could plunge the world into recession and Beijing was committed to resolving them in a calm, rational and cooperative manner.
A group of 16 young activists led by Greta Thunberg, denounced Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany and Turkey to the UN for not protecting children from the impact of climate change in one of Monday's highlights at the historic climate summit in New York convened by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will host nearly 40 heads of state next week at the second Belt and Road forum, which is expected to produce more deals for companies and banks that want in on the latter-day Silk Road mega-project. The strong showing is a testament to the project's standing despite its multiple criticisms, said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday.