Chinese Premier Li Keqiang wrote an article for a German newspaper in which he said that Beijing’s close cooperation with eastern European states was “advantageous for a balanced development within the EU”. Photo: Kyodo

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says Beijing supports ‘European integration process’

  • In article in a German newspaper, Li looks to smooth waters before a summit this week
  • Tensions over trade and other issues might scuttle a joint declaration at the summit
Topic |   China-EU relations

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang wrote an article for a German newspaper in which he said that Beijing’s close cooperation with eastern European states was “advantageous for a balanced development within the EU”. Photo: Kyodo
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Greece’s deputy prime minister Yannis Dragasakis says the European Union’s suspicion about China is in danger of becoming a “self-fulfilling prophecy”. Photo: Alamy

Greece says EU’s China concerns must not harm its economic interests

  • Deputy prime minister Yannis Dragasakis hopes ‘logic will prevail’ ahead of EU-China summit
  • Affirms Greek support for Beijing’s belt and road plan for global trade
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Greece’s deputy prime minister Yannis Dragasakis says the European Union’s suspicion about China is in danger of becoming a “self-fulfilling prophecy”. Photo: Alamy
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