Yang Shangkun

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Yang Shang•kun

(ˈyɑŋ ˈʃɑŋˈkun)
born 1907, Chinese Communist leader: president 1988–93.
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En 1990, Yang Shangkun, entonces presidente de la Republica Popular y vicepresidente del Partido Comunista, se convirtio en la primera autoridad china de alto rango en visitar Mexico, Brasil, Uruguay, Argentina y Chile.
Large scale political protest in e militarily, the government was forced to sound as if apologetic, which was the case for all those individual officials implicated in the decision-making, from Deng Xiaoping to Li Peng, from Yang Shangkun to Chen Xitong," Wang Chao Hua, who took part in the protests as a student and is now with with the University of California, told HT over email.
Asistieron al conclave Zhao Ziyang, Li Peng, Qiao Shi, Hu Qili y Yao Yilin, asi como los ancianos Yang Shangkun y Bo Yibo.
The Information Center for Human Rights and Democracy, a Hong Kong-based watchdog, quoted an unidentified person said to be close to former President Yang Shangkun as saying the late president told a guest to his home the death toll after Beijing sent troops to quash student protests.
One of Deng's most important acts in the early 1990s was to ensure that a core of these senior military leaders--two brothers, Yang Shangkun and Yang Baibing--were quickly forced into retirement.
Thus, it is no accident that close associates of Yang Shangkun, who ran the martial law operation, provided much material to the compiler of The Tiananmen Papers.
Tensions between reformists and conservatives are overplayed, he says, noting that this month's death of former President Yang Shangkun, aged 91, consigns to history President Mao Zedong's era of the Long March.
Former Chinese President Yang Shangkun, a general-turned-politician who helped modernise China's army and then sent it against student-led protesters, died yesterday aged 91.
The only really active Immortal is Yang Shangkun, 88, a senior general whom Deng sidelined two years ago for some murky political misdeed involving post-Deng political planning.
In late December 1989, during his visit to Cairo, with the help of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, PRC President Yang Shangkun secretly met with a special envoy of Saudi Arabia.
Y aunque Deng Xiaoping, el maximo lider chino, no asistio, ya habia comunicado su posicion al presidente Yang Shangkun.
The late Chinese President Yang Shangkun visited North Korea in April 1992, while Jiang himself did so in his capacity as secretary general of the Chinese Communist Party in March 1990.