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US-China tensions

New Chinese Ambassador Qin Gang arrives in US with optimism

Relationship at 'new critical juncture' but also faces 'great opportunities and potential'

Qin Gang, a vice foreign minister, is replacing China's longest-serving ambassador to the U.S., Cui Tiankai.(File photo by Kyodo) 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- China's new ambassador to Washington, Qin Gang, on Wednesday wished the United States victory against COVID-19 and said great potential awaited bilateral relations, striking an optimistic tone as he arrived at his new post amid deeply strained ties.

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