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China’s Foreign Minister Says ‘Deeply Impressed’ With Americans

  • Qin Gang pledges to help build stronger relationship with US
  • Comments underscore warmer ties since Xi-Biden meeting
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New Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang offered effusive praise of Americans after stepping down as his nation’s top envoy to Washington, signaling that ties between the world’s biggest economies appear to be warming despite recent tensions over Taiwan.

“I have been deeply impressed by so many hard-working, friendly and talented American people that I met,” Qin said in a Tweet on Tuesday, adding that he had “made many friends across the US.”