According to Chinese state owned media journalists, Li Shangfu has been removed as the Defense Minister and Qin Gang has been removed as the State Councilor.
#JUSTIN: Li Shangfu has been removed from position as China’s Minister of National Defense, Qin Gang has been removed from position as China's State Councilor.
— Qingqing_Chen (@qingqingparis) October 24, 2023
Li Shangfu is a Chinese aerospace engineer and career People’s Liberation Army general who has been serving as State Councillor and Minister of National Defence of Chinasince March 2023. He has also been a member of the Central Military Commission since 2022.
Qin Gang is a Chinese diplomat and politician who has been serving as State Councilorof China since March 2023. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of China from December 2022 to July 2023.
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