Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin dies aged 96

Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin attends the closing ceremony of the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress at the Great Hall of the People (GHOP) in Beijing, China, 24 October 2017. EFE: Wu Hong

Shanghai, China, Nov 30 (EFE).- Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin, who held office between 1993 and 2003, has died on Thursday aged 96, China’s official state news agency Xinhua reported.  In a brief statement, Xinhua said that the former president died in the eastern city of Shanghai, where he led the local branch of the … Read more

China’s Xi meets Cuban president, promises ongoing support

Miguel Diaz-Canel speaking

President of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel attends an unveiling ceremony of a monument to Fidel Castro in Moscow, Russia, 22 November 202. Cuban President is on official visit to Russia. EFE-EPA: SERGEY GUNEEV/KREMLIN POOL/SPUTNIK/POOL

Beijing, Nov 25 (EFE).- China’s President Xi Jinping met his Cuban counterpart, Miguel Díaz-Canel, in Beijing on Friday and promised that his country would do everything possible to support Cuba. “No matter how the international situation may change, China’s commitment to long-term friendship with Cuba will not change. China’s determination to support Cuba in pursuing … Read more