Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/22/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/22/2018

PHOTO: Wang Yi
Wang Yi 王毅
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; State Councilor, State Council
Born: 1953

Recent Travel & Appearances

20 Jan 20 Wang Yi says historical and legal fact that Taiwan is an inalienable part of China will not change no matter how the situation in Taiwan may evolve
20 Jan 20 Wang Yi says China is willing to work with U.S. to build and advance bilateral ties and manage differences while seeking common ground.
14 Jan 20 Travelled to Sri Lanka, Colombo and met with the following:
Gotabaya Rajapaksa (Sri Lankan President)
Wang Yi met wtih Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, China, Sri Lanka vow to further promote cooperation
13 Jan 20 Travelled to Zimbabwe, Harare and met with the following:
Emmerson Mnangagwa (Zimbabwean President)
Wang Yi met with Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare, Zimbabwe
12 Jan 20 Travelled to Zimbabwe, Harare
Wang Yi says FOCAC has become an important platform for collective dialogue and effective mechanism for practical cooperation btw China and Africa
11 Jan 20 Travelled to Burundi, Bujumbura and met with the following:
Ezechiel Nibigira (Burundian Foreign Minister)
Wang Yi met with Burundian Foreign Minister Ezechiel Nibigira in Bujumbura
08 Jan 20 Travelled to Egypt, Cairo and met with the following:
Ahmed Aboul Gheit (Secretary General, Arab League)
Wang Yi met with Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit in Cairo, calls for deepening China-Arab strategic partnership
04 Jan 20 Wang Yi on phone call with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, says China will play a constructive role in maintaining peace, security in Middle East. Urges U.S. not to abuse force
04 Jan 20 Wang Yi discussed Gulf tensions, cooperation at UN Security Council with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a phone call
31 Dec 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Mohammad Javad Zarif (Iranian Foreign Minister)
Wang Yi held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Beijing, says China will firmly safeguard international fairness and promote political solution to the Iran nuclear issue

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