China is willing to strengthen political mutual trust, communication and coordination in international and regional affairs with Luxembourg, said Premier Li Keqiang on Monday.
Premier Li made the remarks during his meeting with Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, who is paying a state visit to China from June 11 to 14.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (L) shakes hands with Luxembourg's visiting Prime Minister Xavier Bettel in Beijing, June 12, 2017. /Gov.cn Photo
China-Luxembourg relations have been developing steadily, and China is willing to further cooperate with Luxembourg in trade, investment and many other areas, and to build more platforms for people-to-people exchanges, Li told Bettel.
Bettel also stated that Luxembourg stands for free trade and multilateralism, and will work with China to tackle global challenges.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (L) holds a welcome ceremony for Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel in Beijing, June 12, 2017. /Gov.cn Photo
After their talks, the two leaders also oversaw the signing of agreements for further cooperation in social welfare, finance, aviation and film production.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (L) holds talks with Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel in Beijing, June 12, 2017. /Gov.cn Photo
This year marks the 45th anniversary of China-Luxembourg diplomatic relationships. Economic ties between the two countries have been developing steadily, with both sides seeking more cooperation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Luxembourg was also the first European founding member of the China-proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).