China’s ex-ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming named special envoy for North Korea

Apr 12, 2021 | INVESTING

China’s former ambassador to Britain will help coordinate Beijing’s policy on North Korea, after an earlier stint as envoy in the reclusive nation reportedly ended on a sour note.Liu Xiaoming, Beijing’s top diplomat in Britain from 2010 until January this year, has been appointed as the new special representative on Korean peninsula affairs, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday. He replaces Kong Xuanyou, China’s envoy to Japan.“[Liu’s] main responsibility is to assist the Ministry of…

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