Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed six new ambassadors in accordance with a decision by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, according to a statement from the national legislature Thursday.

Chinese President Xi Jinping [File Photo: Xinhua]

Chinese President Xi Jinping [File Photo: Xinhua]

Sun Weidong was appointed ambassador to India, replacing Luo Zhaohui.

Zhou Jian was appointed ambassador to Qatar, replacing Li Chen.

Li Yan was appointed ambassador to Georgia, replacing Ji Yanchi.

Guo Min was appointed ambassador to Azerbaijan, replacing Wei Jinghua.

Lu Shaye was appointed ambassador to France and Monaco, replacing Zhai Jun.

Zhang Jun was appointed China’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, replacing Ma Zhaoxu.

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