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Premier Li Keqiang meets UNESCO director-general

Updated: Jul 2,2015 2:43 PM

Premier Li Keqiang met with Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO, on June 30.

The Premier lauded UNESCO’s efforts in promoting the diversity of world civilizations, pushing forward education and cultural exchanges and protecting the cultural heritage of humanity. He said China is willing to enhance cooperation with UNESCO in education, culture and other areas.

Bokova said UNESCO has always attached great importance to relations with China, and is willing to serve as a bridge in promoting people-to-people exchanges.

Accompanied by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Premier Li visited Musée Rodin. Valls said the cooperation between China and France is the cooperation between two nations with creativity.

Li said he hoped that new breakthroughs could be consistently achieved in the cooperation between the two countries.