On the morning of Nov 9, Premier Li Keqiang wrapped up his visits to four Eurasian countries and returned to Beijing.
This kind of “hometown diplomacy” between Premier Li and Russian PM has helped promote China-Russia bilateral ties.
Premier Li has concluded his week-long Eurasian trip with a series of proposals to promote regional cooperation.
SCO member countries’ government heads reiterated their long-standing commitment to safeguarding regional peace, stability and development at their 15th meeting.
Premier Li Keqiang held bilateral talks with leaders from 17 nations during his two-day stay in Riga, capital of Latvia.
Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Kazakhstan will boost relations as well as the coordination between the Belt and Road Initiative and the Eurasian Economic Union.
Premier Li Keqiang will pay official visits to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, and Russia from Nov 2 to 9. He will also attend the 15th SCO prime ministers’ meeting, the Fifth Summit of China and CEE Countries, and regular prime ministers meetings.
Premier Li Keqiang made five proposals for practical cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European countries on Nov 5 in Riga.
China’s relations with the CEE region at large are expected to grow in leaps and bounds, as Premier Li’s visit has injected fresh impetus into their already effective cooperation.
Premier Li put forward four principles guiding “16+1” cooperation during his keynote speech on Nov 5 at the Sixth China-CEEC Economic and Trade Forum in Riga.
The 15th SCO prime ministers’ meeting concluded with a six-pronged proposal by Premier Li and a joint communiqué.
At the 21st China-Russia Prime Ministers’ Regular Meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia on Nov 7, 2016
During the 5th China-CEE Summit in Latvia on Nov 5, 2016
During talks with Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis in Riga on Nov 4