On 12 May 2016, H.E. Ambassador Wu Ken, newly accredited Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of China to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, presented credentials to H.E. Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General of the OPCW, accompanied by the Deputy Permanent Representative, Counselor DAI Huaicheng.
The Director-General welcomed Ambassador Wu to take office, speaking highly of Chinese government’s efforts to fulfill the Chemical Weapons Convention and support for the OPCW. Ambassador Wu praised the positive role of the OPCW and the Director-General in the field of international security, as well as the cooperation between the Chinese government and the OPCW. Ambassador Wu also exchanged views with Director-General on issues including chemical weapons abandoned by Japan on the territory of China.