China's new ambassador to the United States, King Gang,went to US today (Tuesday). The visit of the new Chinese ambassador to the United States came a day after a meeting between Wendy Sherman, the top US envoy, and Chinese diplomats ended without a specific outcome and continued mutual emphasis on the former positions.
The 55-year-old ambassador replaces retired 68-year-old Choi Tiankai. With 8 years of service as Chinese ambassador, Tiankai had the longest history as Chinese ambassador to the United States and was a respected figure in Beijing and Washington.
Kane has no experience in US affairs with a background as Deputy Secretary of State as well as European Affairs.