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Chinese premier to attend East Asia leaders' meetings, visit Myanmar

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-11-05 16:44

BEIJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will attend a series of leaders' meeting on East Asia cooperation from Nov 12 to 14 in Myanmar, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang announced Wednesday.

The meetings, held in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw, will include the 17th China-ASEAN leaders' meeting; the 17th ASEAN-China, Japan and Republic of Korea leaders' meeting; and the 9th East Asia Summit, Qin said.

Li will also pay an official visit to Myanmar at the invitation of Myanmar's President U Thein Sein, Qin said. Myanmar currently holds the rotating chair of the ASEAN.

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