China appoints Ambassador Zhai Jun as special envoy to Middle East

BEIJING, Sep 2 (APP):China has appointed Ambassador Zhai Jun as the special envoy of the Chinese government on the Middle East (ME), Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson said here on Monday.

“From now on, Ambassador Zhai will serve as the special envoy of the Chinese government on the Middle East,” Gen Shuang said during the routine briefing held here.

He said the Ambassador Jun was a senior diplomat and served as deputy foreign minister and served as the Chinese ambassador to Libya, France and Monaco.

Ambassador Jun has extensive diplomatic experience and has long been engaged in diplomatic work in the Middle East and is well versed in regional affairs, he added.