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China's FM to discuss developing ties with Poland

Updated: 2011-08-05 20:42


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China's FM to discuss developing ties with Poland

Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk (R) and China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi shake hands as they meet at the Prime Minister's Chancellery in Warsaw, August 5, 2011.[Photo/Agencies] 

WARSAW -- China's foreign minister is meeting Poland's leaders to discuss developing economic ties and world security issues.

Minister Yang Jiechi met with Prime Minister Donald Tusk and Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski on Friday, at the start of his first, two-day, visit to Poland.

Jiechi told the Rzeczpospolita daily that Beijing would like to increase economic exchange, mutual investment and imports from Poland.

China is interested in Poland's advanced technologies, mainly in environment protection, coal mining and new energy sources.

Poland is China's biggest trading partner in central and eastern Europe. In 2010, trade exchange amounted to $11.1 billion, up 24 percent from previous year.

Other topics are situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan.




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