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China’s Newest Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Makes Her Debut

Chinese newest Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Mao Ning, at the regular press briefing in Beijing. Image via the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

China’s Foreign Ministry’s spokespeople have the tricky job of being the human faces of a frequently opaque system. So China nerds were a-Twitter this week following the debut of Mao Ning, the Ministry’s newest representative.  

Mao reportedly spent 27 years in the foreign service and focused on Asia. 

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