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General Li Zuocheng – a contact for delicate matters

China’s military chief General Li Zuocheng. He was contacted in 2020 by a general because he feared Donald Trump might start a war against China.

General Li Zuocheng 李作成 (68) had actually only gone public with one relatively harmless activity in the whole of 2021. In March, he took a spade and watering can to a tree-planting activity near Beijing. He planted pine trees, magnolias, and begonias as part of the government’s gigantic greening program (China.Table reported).

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