Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's expected attendance at a Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) summit in Thailand signals China's more active role in efforts to bolster regional economy and connectivity and to expand the scope of cooperation.
China and Serbia on Wednesday agreed to continue to support each other on issues of core interests, further bilateral practical cooperation, realize common development, and upgrade strategic partnership to a new level.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held Wednesday a flurry of meetings here with Central and Eastern European (CEE) nations' leaders, particularly highlighting interests in infrastructure cooperation.
China and six Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries on Tuesday agreed to promote cooperation in extensive areas ranging from infrastructure to energy.
China and Serbia on Thursday pledged to cement their strategic partnership by enhancing cooperation in infrastructure. The pledge was made as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic on the last day of Li's official visit to the European country.
There is tremendous potential for China and CEE countries to work with each other, Li said, saying the Belgrade Guidelines for Cooperation between China and CEE countries released after the meeting sets the direction of future cooperation.
Premier Li Keqiang is currently on a march along the Silk Road to promote the China-proposed initiatives regarding the building of the Silk Road Economic Belt along areas covering the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Tuesday that his country will create an investment fund of 3 billion U.S. dollars to facilitate financing in the cash-strapped Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries.