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Chinese premier to attend East Asia summit, visit Philippines

Xinhua,November 06, 2017 Adjust font size:

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will visit the Philippines and attend a series of high-level meetings including the 12th East Asia Summit from Nov. 12-16 in the Philippine capital Manila.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the announcement here on Sunday.

Hua said that during Li's stay in Manila, he will also attend the20th China-ASEAN (10+1) leaders' meeting, and the 20th ASEAN-China, Japan and Republic of Korea (10+3) leaders' meeting.

Hua said Li's tour is invited by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. The Philippines is the chair of ASEAN this year.