U.S., China to step up coordination on North Korea

Sep 20, 2016

U.S., China to step up coordination on North Korea

U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Monday to step up cooperation in the United Nations Security Council and in law-enforcement channels after North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, the White House said. China and the United States are also targeting ...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to visit Cuba: officials

/ Sep 14, 2016

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to visit Cuba: officials

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is to travel to Cuba to shore up relations with one of the world’s few other remaining Communist states, officials said Wednesday, months after U.S. President Barack Obama visited the Caribbean island. Li will visit Cuba to discuss “how to ...

/ | Jul 17, 2016

Abe, Li try to move on despite choppy seas


Despite vociferous rhetoric and confrontations over the South China Sea at the Asia-Europe Meeting, Japan’s prime minister and China’s premier took care to ensure their meeting could be viewed as a small step forward in bilateral relations. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier ...

Jun 13, 2016

Angela Merkel raises trade concerns in Beijing

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met China’s Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Monday amid concerns over trade and the ability of German firms and foreign non-governmental organizations to operate in China. Merkel met Li following a formal welcoming ceremony and was scheduled to meet ...

/ Nov 22, 2015

Li upbeat on bilateral ties during ASEAN chat with Abe

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Sunday he views relations with Japan as improving, expressing hope to continue moving bilateral ties forward, a Japanese official said. Li, who approached Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a brief five-minute chat, was quoted as saying, “I hope that ...