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Li Keqiang on 8-day visit to four Eurasia countries

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11-03-2016 05:50 BJT

Full coverage: Premier Li Visits Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Russia

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has arrived in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, the first stop of his eight-day, four-nation tour. He will also visit Kazakhstan, Latvia and Russia.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attends a welcoming ceremony held by Kyrgyzstan PM Zheenbekov. A military band plays the national anthems of both countries as Premier Li reviewes the guard of honor accompanied by Zheenbekov. [Photo: gov.cn]

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attends a welcoming ceremony held by Kyrgyzstan PM Zheenbekov. A military band plays the national anthems of both countries as Premier Li reviewes the guard of honor accompanied by Zheenbekov. [Photo: gov.cn]

Li’s visit to Kyrgyzstan will primarily focus on improving production capacity. The Belt and Road Initiative, as well as security and cultural issues, will also be discussed. Li will also attend the 15th Shanghai Cooperation Organization prime ministers’ meeting.

China and Kyrgyzstan have strengthened economic ties. China is Kyrgyzstan’s largest trading partner and leading source of imports. Bilateral trade reached U.S.$672 million in the first six months this year, a 60-percent increase year-on-year.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attends a welcoming ceremony held by Kyrgyzstan PM Zheenbekov. A military band plays the national anthems of both countries as Premier Li reviewes the guard of honor accompanied by Zheenbekov. [Photo: gov.cn]

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attends a welcoming ceremony held by Kyrgyzstan PM Zheenbekov. A military band plays the national anthems of both countries as Premier Li reviewes the guard of honor accompanied by Zheenbekov. [Photo: gov.cn]