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China and the EU will hold the tenth round of strategic dialogue

Foreign Minister Wang Yi and the head of European diplomacy Josep Borrell on June 9 will hold the 10th round of strategic dialogue of China and the EU at a high level in a video conference, said at a briefing on Monday, the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Hua Chunying.

"By consent of the parties, the Minister of foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi and the EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell will hold the 9th of June the 10th round of strategic dialogue of China-EU in the format of videoconference", - said the diplomat.

According to her, the parties will discuss further development of relations between China and the EU, as well as issues of common interest of the parties.

"This year marks 45 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the EU, these relations have come a long way and has made considerable progress, bringing tangible benefits to the peoples and contributing to global peace and prosperity. After the beginning of the epidemic COVID-19 China and the EU have rendered each other firm support and collaborate for promotion of international cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus, which strengthened the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two sides," - said Hua Chunying.