Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pays official visits to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Russia from Nov. 2 to 9. During his stay in Kyrgyzstan, Li will attend the 15th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) prime ministers' meeting in Bishkek, at the invitation of Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbai Jeenbekov. In Astana, Li will attend the third regular meeting between prime ministers of China and Kazakhstan, at the invitation of his Kazakh counterpart Bakytzhan Sagintayev. Li will attend the Fifth Summit of China and Central and Eastern European Countries in Riga, the third leg of his four-state visit, at the invitation of Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis. He will also attend the 21st China-Russia Prime Ministers' Regular Meeting in St. Petersburg in his Russia tour, at the invitation of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Premier Li in Kyrgyzstan

Li calls for closer security, economic and cultural ties at SCO meeting

Premier Li attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organization prime ministers' meeting in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan.

China calls for closer ties in customs, security among SCO members

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is in for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization prime ministers' meeting in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek. Li called on all SCO members to further cooperate in customs and security affairs. He says China is ready to boost regional trade with other SCO members.

China helps Kyrgyzstan infrastructure building

China has helped in many infrastructure construction projects in Kyrgyzstan. A number of the projects include building some of the country's most dangerous roads. Engineers and workers from China often have to suffer harsh geological and climate conditions, but are unswerving in their goal of success completion of the project. CCTV went to one of the road construction sites to find out.

China's 'One Belt One Road' triggers policy change

Premier Li Keqiang is on an eight-day official visit to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Russia. China's One Belt One Road initiative, which is aimed at reviving the ancient Silk Road, has triggered policy changes in Central and Eastern European countries, including the premier's second stop Kazakhstan. The country launched some major infrastructure construction projects after China raised the initiative, and laid out an ambitious goal of becoming a top 30 country by 2050.

China, Kyrgyzstan enhance cooperation on production capacity, security

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek for an official visit to the central Asian country. His primary focus will be on improving the nation's production capacity, but the Belt and Road initiative, security and cultural issues are also on his agenda.

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Premier Li and Russian PM co-chair regular meeting

Premier Li Keqiang and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev co-chaired the 21st China-Russia Prime Ministers’ Regular Meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia on Nov 7.

Chinese premier lays a wreath at the Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery

On Nov 7, Premier Li visited a cemetery in St. Petersburg, and laid a wreath at the monument. The Premier said we should remember those who gave their lives in defense of their motherland and world peace in the anti-Fascist war.

Chinese premier visits State Hermitage Museum in Russia

Premier Li Keqiang visited the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Nov 6. The Premier said the exhibits demonstrated diversified civilizations and men’s pursuit of truth, kindness, beauty, and peace.

China, Russia vow to enhance pragmatic cooperation, safeguard peaceful border

China and Russia on Monday vowed to enhance pragmatic cooperation and safeguard a peaceful border.

Chinese premier says "16+1" cooperation benefits world peace, development

Furthering cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries, also known as the "16+1" mechanism, will benefit not only the two sides, but also world peace and development, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here on Saturday.

Spotlight: China-CEE cooperation booms during the past year

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Chinese premier meets Kazakh president on bilateral relations

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Thursday in Astana, during his official visit to Kazakhstan.

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