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

21 Apr 21 Wang Yi met with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas via video link
21 Apr 21 Wang Yi attended a reception marking the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Laos
15 Apr 21 Wang Yi had a phone call with Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Arancha Gonzalez Laya, calls for greater progress in China-EU relations in post-pandemic era
12 Apr 21 Wang Yi says China will stick to solidarity and mutual assistance with other countries to eventually defeat the COVID-19 pandemic.
10 Apr 21 Wang Yi had a phone call with Brazil's new foreign minister Carlos Alberto Franco Franca, says China is willing to work with Brazil to promote their comprehensive strategic partnership Wang made the remarks in a phone conversation with Carlos Alberto Franco Franca, Brazil's new foreign minister
05 Apr 21 Wang Yi had a phone call with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu, says Japan should view China's development with a more positive mentality
04 Apr 21 Wang Yi urged the United States to truly respect China's core interests and take a correct view of China's development
03 Apr 21 Travelled to Fujian Province, Xiamen City and met with the following:
Chung Eui-yong (Minister of Foreign Affairs)
Wang Yi on held talks with Republic of Korea's Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chung Eui-yong in Xiamen
01 Apr 21 Travelled to Fujian Province, Nanping City and met with the following:
Hishammuddin Hussein (Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs)
Wang Yi met with Malaysian FM Hishammuddin Hussein, says China supports holding ASEAN leaders special meeting to mediate Myanmar peace
31 Mar 21 Wang Yi met with his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan in Nanping City

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