Beijing quietly installs new point man on Korean affairs
As leaders in Washington and Pyongyang engage in a war of words over North Korea’s nuclear provocations, Beijing has quietly changed its point man tasked with defusing the crisis.
Wu Dawei, China’s top negotiator in the long-stalled six-party talks, has retired after more than 13 years of overseeing Beijing’s largely futile efforts to rein in North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.
The 71-year-old veteran diplomat has been replaced by Kong Xuanyou, currently the top Chinese…
Source: China News
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