China Vice-Premier Liu He to meet EU delegation in Beijing next week

File photo showing Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He attending a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on March 20, 2018.
File photo showing Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He attending a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on March 20, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He will meet with a senior European Union delegation in Beijing next week, China's Commerce Ministry said on Thursday (June 21).

The meeting is significant at an important juncture, the ministry added.

Vice-President of the European Commission Jyrki Katainen is due to attend the EU-China High-level Economic Dialogue in Beijing on Monday, ahead of a China-EU summit likely to be held in July in China.