The ‘Shut up’ Envoy Gets UN Job – Tim Johnson


From Tim Johnson’s blog:

The Chinese diplomat who suggested last August that Washington should just “shut up and keep quiet” about China’s defense spending has just gotten a big promotion.

The “un-diplomatic” diplomat, Sha Zukang (Ê≤ôÁ•ñÂ∫∑), just won a plum assignment near the top of the hierarchy. He’ll be under secretary of economic and social affairs, a post just under Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Sha is currently China’s representative in Geneva to U.N. organizations there. [Full Text]

– AFP’s Top Chinese Diplomat Tells US to ‘Shut up’ on Arms Spending

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