Appointed by the State Council, a new head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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 Appointed by the State Council, a new head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


The governor of Changan Street noted that Deng Li was originally Chinese ambassador to Turkey. According to the official website of the Ministry of foreign affairs, he is currently Assistant Minister in charge of West Asia, North Africa, Africa, foreign security affairs and archival work.

Chinese Embassy in Turkey

Born in May 1965, Deng Li was born in Quanzhou, Fujian Province. In 1987, he joined the Ministry of foreign affairs and worked successively in the Department of West Asia and North Africa, the Embassy in Mauritania, the Embassy in Algeria, the Embassy in Belgium and the Department of Europe.

In 2011, Deng Li served as Minister of the Chinese Embassy in France, and returned to the Ministry of foreign affairs four years later as director general of the Department of West Asia and North Africa.

At the end of January 2019, Deng Li succeeded Yu Hongyang as Chinas ambassador to Turkey until his return to China.

Chen Xiaodong, who retired as assistant foreign minister, was born in Anhui Province in December 1965. He has served as Chinese ambassador to Iraq, Minister of the British Embassy, director of the Department of West Asia and North Africa of the Ministry of foreign affairs, and ambassador to Singapore. He was appointed assistant foreign minister in August 2017.

At present, the main leaders of the Ministry of foreign affairs include: State Councilor and Minister Wang Yi, Secretary of the Ministrys Party committee Qi Yu, vice ministers Le Yucheng, Zheng Zeguang, Ma Zhaoxu, Luo Zhaohui, Zhang Ji, head of the discipline inspection and supervision team of the State Supervision Commission of the central Commission for Discipline Inspection, Qin Gang, deputy minister, Liu Xianfa and Deng Li, assistant ministers.

Resume of Deng Li

Deng Li, male, born in May 1965 in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, graduated from university.

1987-1988 member, Department of West Asia and North Africa, Ministry of foreign affairs of the peoples Republic of China

1988-1991 staff and entourage of the Embassy in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

1991-1994 member, Third Secretary, Department of West Asia and North Africa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1994-1997 third and second secretaries of the Embassy in the peoples Democratic Republic of Algeria

1997-2001 Second Secretary, deputy director and director of the Department of West Asia and North Africa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2001-2003 counsellor, Embassy in the kingdom of Belgium and ambassador to the European Community

2003-2003 counsellor, Embassy in the kingdom of Belgium and ambassador to the European Union

2003-2004 deputy department level cadre of West Asia and North Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2004-2009 counsellor and deputy director general, Department of West Asia and North Africa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2009-2011 deputy director general of the European Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2011-2015 Minister of Embassy in the French Republic

Director General of the Department of West Asia and North Africa, Ministry of foreign affairs, 2015-2019

Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Turkey in 2019-2020

2020 - Assistant Foreign Minister

Married, with a girl.

(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u5811557,container:ssp_ 5811557, async:true }Source: Beijing Daily Author: Gao Lou responsible editor: Li Tianyi_ NN7528