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Chinese Premier leaves for four-European-nation visit, 8th ASEM

10-02-2010 10:35 BJT Special Report:Wen visits 4 European nations, attends 8th ASEM |

BEIJING, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao left Beijing Saturday morning for official visits to four European nations, and the 8th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) and the 13th China-European Union (EU) summit.

Wen will visit Greece, Belgium, Italy and Turkey from Oct. 2 to 9, at the invitation of Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

During his stay in Brussels, Belgium, Wen will also attend the 8th ASEM and 13th China-EU summit from Oct. 4 to 6, as guest of European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.

The premier's entourage includes Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, Director of the National Development and Reform Commission Zhang Ping, Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang, Minister of Finance Xie Xuren, Minister of Commerce Chen Deming, Minister of Culture Cai Wu, as well as Governor of the People's Bank of China Zhou Xiaochuan.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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