On Sunday, November 29, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma will leave for Brussels to participate in the meeting of the EU Heads of State and Government with Turkey. During the meeting, the officials will discuss the strengthening of cooperation between the European Union and Turkey in settlement of refugee and migration crisis and other issues.
On Thursday, November 26, within the framework of the visit to China, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met the management of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. During the meeting, the Prime Minister stressed that entrepreneurs are also welcome to Latvia in the framework of 16+1 cooperation format of China and Central and Eastern Europe in order to familiarize themselves with the country and business opportunities, as well as to expand current activities.
Today, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met President of China Xi Jinping and Prime Minister of China Li Keqiang in Beijing – the capital city of China. During both meetings, L.Straujuma expressed gratitude for excellent organization of 16 + 1 Summit, during which a clear perspective on future cooperation between China and Central and Eastern Europe was reached.
On Tuesday, November 24, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma took part in the Fourth Meeting of Prime Ministers of 16 Central and Eastern European countries and China in Suzhou, China. During the meeting, the necessary preconditions for broader cooperation among 16+1 countries, as well as the cooperation between the European Union and China, were discussed.