On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, China Policy Program at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies hosted a closed roundtable with a senior delegation from the China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing, China. The delegation was led by Amb. Zhao Jinjun, President of the China Foreign Affairs University, and also included Professor Wei Ling, Director of the Institute of Asian Studies, Professor Mei Qiong, Director of the Foreign Affairs Office, as well as Mr. Wang Wei, Deputy Director of the Asian Department in the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Yang Yi, Political Affairs Officer at the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat. The closed meeting discussed recent developments in Korea-China relations, Chinese perspectives on North Korea and the denuclearization process as well as broader regional strategic trends.
* This meeting was conducted off-the-record
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 / 09:00-10:00
Venue: Conference Room (2F), The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
Ambassador ZHAO Jinjun is President of China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU). He joined CFAU in April 2008 after serving as Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to the Republic of France and Monaco (2003-2008). He began his professional career at Foreign Ministry of China (1973), and then as Counselor and Minister Counselor at Chinese Embassy in France (1993-1997), as Deputy Director-General of Department of Western European Affairs at Foreign Ministry (until 1999), as Minister at Chinese Embassy in France (until 2002), as Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs (until 2003), and as Concurrently Ambassador of China to Monaco (2006-2008). He also worked as Vice President at Foreign Affairs Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (2008-2013). He graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University.