Ceremony for poverty alleviation; Xi chats up Macron; US prevails in diplomatic rearguard action; Xie Zhenhua
We will have the first open discussion of the Year of the Ox tomorrow. I many of you will join.
Today’s Essential Eight items:
Ceremony to mark victory in poverty alleviation
Xi working to charm Macron
Confirmation hearing for USTR Ambassador-designate Katherine Tai
Xie Zhenhua and a new office on climate issues
US prevails in diplomatic rearguard action
Failed efforts at enlightenment?
Thanks for reading.