Fugitive Chinese tycoon Guo Wengui tweets pictures of two meetings in less than a week with Bannon

The Straits Times | 10/11/2017 | Staff
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WASHINGTON - Fugitive Chinese tycoon Guo Wengui has posted photographs on social media of two separate meetings in less than a week with former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon, raising eyebrows.

The billionaire businessmen posted on social media website Twitter on Tuesday (Oct 10) that he first met Mr Bannon for lunch in Washington last Thursday after attending an event at the National Press Club. The second meeting between Mr Bannon and Guo, who is wanted in China on corruption charges, came on Tuesday, when Mr Bannon and his team visited Guo's home in New York for a three-and-a-half hour dinner, reported the South China Morning Post.

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Guo posted four photographs of the meetings, but his post did not disclose what the discussions were about. However, it said that Mr Bannon had agreed for the images to be posted on the social media website.

The tweet came after Mr Bannon was reported to have met Mr Wang Qishan, the head of China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection - which spearheads China's war on graft - in Beijing last month.

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Mr Wang is at the centre of allegations of corruption made by the self-exiled Guo against senior members of the Communist Party in the run-up to the 19th National...
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