Wu Xueqian  

Wu Xueqian

 

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China from 1982 to 1988

 

Wu Xueqian served as Vice Premier, State Council of the People's Republic of China (1988-1993), State Councilor (1983-1988) and foreign minister concurrently (1982-1988). During his tenures of state councilor and foreign minister, he paid visits to over 50 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and America, including North Korea, Malaysia, Japan, Egypt, Kenya, Zambia, Romania, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, the US, Canada, Argentina and Brazil.