Published: 16:31, May 22, 2024
Xi's special representative to attend memorial service for Iran's Raisi
By Xinhua
Mourners hold up posters of the late Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi at the mam Khomeini Grand Mosque in Tehran, Iran, May 21, 2024 during a funeral ceremony for him and his companions who were killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday. (PHOTO / AP)

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping's special representative Zhang Guoqing will attend the memorial service for Iran's late president Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran on May 22, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin announced on Wednesday.

Zhang is a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and vice-premier of the State Council.