Where is China's foreign minister? Qin Gang hasn’t been seen for 3 weeks, missing high-level U.S.-China talks - NBC News


"It's impossible to know why he has not been seen, because secrecy is part of the political system in China and there is very little information when it comes to public figures," said Frans-Paul van der Putten, a senior researcher at the Clingendael Institute, a Dutch think tank. "What we do know is that this should be a very important moment for Qin Gang, given his background and knowledge of the West, when there are all of these high-level meetings going on," van der Putten added. "But he is not there."

Article by Alexander Smith.