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

16 Jan 21 Travelled to Philippines, Manila and met with the following:
Teodoro Locsin (Philippine Foreign Secretary)
Wang Yi met with Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin in Manila, agree to strengthen cooperation on anti-pandemic efforts, economic recovery
14 Jan 21 Travelled to Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan and met with the following:
Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (Sultan of Brunei)
Wang Yi met with Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, pledge to carry on joint fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and promote bilateral cooperation
13 Jan 21 Travelled to Indonesia, Jakarta and met with the following:
Retno Marsudi (Indonesian Foreign Minister)
Wang Yi said at a joint press conference with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi that the international community is expecting the incoming U.S. administration to return to multilateralism, and China also welcomes this.
11 Jan 21 Travelled to Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw and met with the following:
U Win Myint (Myanmar President)
Wang Yi met with Myanmar President U Win Myint, says China will stand firm with Myanmar to jointly fight against the COVID-19 pandemic
09 Jan 21 Travelled to and met with the following:
Wavel Ramkalawan (President of the Seychelles)
Wang Yi met with President Wavel Ramkalawan in Victoria, Seychelles
07 Jan 21 Travelled to Botswana, Gaborone and met with the following:
Lemogang Kwape (Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation of Botswana)
Wang Yi and his Botswana counterpart Lemogang Kwape signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative
05 Jan 21 Travelled to Nigeria, Abuja and met with the following:
Muhammadu Buhari (Nigerian President)
Wang Yi met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, Nigeria, both sides pledging to promote bilateral cooperation on all fronts.
02 Jan 21 Wang Yi says the principle of for the people and by the people has been a source of strength for the Communist Party of China. It is also the defining feature of China's diplomacy.
26 Dec 20 Wang Yi says China stands ready to make joint efforts with Italy to achieve greater development of China-Italy relations in the next 50 years.
22 Dec 20 Ona phone call with Sergey Lavrov, Wang Yi says the more turbulent the world is, the more stable China-Russia relations should be

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