Bed rumors about the rare “disappearance” of Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang

The official allegedly had a relationship with a journalist and a secret son who lives in the US.

Neither high geopolitics nor a history of spies, even if perhaps of betrayals. The disappearance from the public scene for just over three weeks of Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang, of brilliant and rapid rise to that important regime post, it would be the consequence of a scandal in the bedroom dating back to his recent tenure as ambassador to the United States.

Confirmed diplomatic sources with fluid ties to the People’s Republic clarion the information disseminated by news portals in the United States and Great Britain that there would have been an extramarital affair of the then ambassador.

What is now known is that this bond would have been established by Qin with an important Chinese journalist, with whom he would have secretly had a son and who would live in the United States.

The disappearance of the chancellor it would then obey an ordered freeze by the regime due to those episodes involving President Xi Jinping, precisely because his rare and important rise in the ladder of Chinese power took place under his wing.

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang. Photo EFE

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Such inconvenient data would have been disclosed by some of the victims of that movement in the hierarchy of the Farnesina.

Replacement of Qin at the Farnesina to the powerful and veteran Wang Yi, who has been elevated within the power structure of the People’s Republic as the Party’s top international political adviser, a position that usually ranks higher than that of the portfolio itself.

But, according to sources, Wang would not have been among those who decided the rise of Qin.

The announcement of the new foreign minister came after a more than three-hour long meeting President Xi held with his American counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia last year. That meeting scored a crucial rapprochement between the two major powers capitalists of the time.

The powerful president of China, Xi Jinping.  AP Photo
The powerful president of China, Xi Jinping. AP Photo

One of the significant gestures of the new relationship was the appointment as chancellor of the ambassador to the USA, made by the strong symbolic office, as well as the coordination of the trip of the head of US diplomacy, Antony Blinken, to China, tour that should have been postponed due to the strange incident with a PRC weather balloon, allegedly a spy, that flew over North America and had to be shot down.

Disappearances of high-ranking officials from the public eye are not uncommon in China. It usually happens before a purge or as a punishment which then dissolves and the punished person reappears without further comment.

In this sense, the foreign ministry spokeswoman, when asked by journalists, first limited herself to pointing out that she had no information and then explained that Qin should not have canceled a trip for health reasons.

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