Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives today in Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest state, for a summit with leaders of 16 Central and East European nations.
Beijing says the meeting is to promote trade with a region still struggling to catch up with the economic development in the rest of the European continent.
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