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After 15-month vacancy, Chinese Embassy in India gets career diplomat Xu Feihong as new envoy
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After 15-month vacancy, Chinese Embassy in India gets career diplomat Xu Feihong as new envoy

New Delhi: Xu Feihong, the newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to India, arrived in New Delhi Friday to assume office at a time when relations between India and China continue to be strained due to the ongoing border standoff in eastern Ladakh.The ambassadorial position at the Chinese mission has been vacant for the past 18 months. During that time, which was the longest since the gap between 1962 and 1976, Charge D’affaires Mia Jia served as the de facto head. Xu’s predecessor Sun Weidong served in India from July 2019 to October 2022 — through the Covid-19 pandemic and the 2020 Galwan Valley clash in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed. Show Full Article Meanwhile, India appointed a diplomat to Beijing in 2022. Ambassador Pradeep ...
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Xi begins Serbia visit on the 25th anniversary of Nato’s bombing of the Chinese embassy – Times of India

BELGRADE: Chinese leader Xi Jinping's visit to European ally Serbia on Tuesday falls on a symbolic date: the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade during Nato's air war over Kosovo. US jets dropped five bombs on the Chinese Embassy compound in the Serbian capital on May 7, 1999, setting it ablaze and killing three Chinese nationals.Twenty other people were injured in the bombing, which has burdened relations between the two powers ever since. Xi referred to the bombing in an op-ed published in Serbia's Politika newspaper on Tuesday, saying that "we must not forget that 25 years ago today, Nato brazenly bombed the Chinese Embassy in Yugoslavia," according to translations carried by Chinese state media. "The Chinese people value peace but will never allow hist...