Jiang Yu

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Jiang.

Jiang Yu (Chinese: 姜瑜) (born 1964) is the current Foreign Ministry Spokesperson for the People's Republic of China.

Biography[edit]

A native of Beijing, she has been working for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for over twenty years and she had been posted around the world, including the United Nations Headquarters in New York City and the Xinhua News Agency in Hong Kong.[1]

Over the years, she has become noted for her sharp commentary. In March 2011, her comments regarding the handling of journalists operating in mainland China in the wake of growing social unease about restricted civil liberties in the mainland attracted some attention.[2]

Positions held[edit]

1987-1991: Staff Member of Beijing Personnel Service Corporation for Diplomatic Missions

1991-1992: Staff Member, Attaché, Information Department, MFA

1992-1995: Attaché, Third Secretary, Chinese Permanent Mission to the UN, New York

1995-2002: Third Secretary, Deputy Director and Director, Information Department, MFA

2002-2005: Counsellor, Office of the Commissioner of MFA in Hong Kong

2005-2006: Counsellor, Information Department, MFA

2006-2012: Deputy Director-General, Information Department, MFA

2012- Depty Correspondent of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

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