Chinese Premier to Visit Germany, Britain

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will make official visits to Hungary, Britain and Germany next week.

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei says Mr. Wen is visiting at the invitation of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

He says the meetings will focus on bilateral relations and international and regional issues of common concern.

China's official Xinhua news agency says while in Germany, Mr. Wen will serve as a co-chairperson for the first China-Germany governmental consultation along with Ms. Merkel.

The trip will take place from June 24 to June 28.