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Premier Wen to visit Hungary, Britain, Germany

Updated: 2011-06-16 17:16
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BEIJING - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will pay official visits to Hungary, Britain and Germany from June 24 to 28, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei announced at a press briefing on Thursday.

Wen is visiting at the invitation of Hungarian Prime Minister Orban Viktor, British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Hong said Wen will meet leaders of the three countries to discuss bilateral relations, China-EU relations and international and regional issues of common concern.

During his stay in Britain, Wen will hold an annual meeting with Cameron, while in Germany, he will co-chair the first China-Germany governmental consultation with Merkel, according to the spokesman.

The premier's visit will further deepen China's reciprocal cooperation with the three countries and promote the development of China-EU relations, Hong said.