Xi Jinping Removes Defence Minister Li Shangfu Without Explanation

2023 • 2min • News • International


Published On: October 25, 2023 - Chinese State media has reported that the Defence Minister Li Shangfu has been removed from office. The administration has given no explanation for the abrupt sacking. Shangfu has not been seen in public view for the past 2 months. This is the second abrupt sacking in 3 months. In July, Qin Gang had been removed as the Foreign Minister in similar fashion.