Head of China’s international department meets delegations from Russia and Central and Eastern European countries

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Liu Jianchao

3rd June 2023 – (Beijing) Liu Jianchao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, held separate meetings with delegations from Russia and Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries in Beijing on Friday. Liu met with a delegation from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation and the Russian State Duma Committee on International Affairs, led by Dmitry Novikov. He also met with a joint delegation of multiple parties led by Katerina Konecna, chairwoman of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia and member of the European Parliament.

During the meetings, Liu discussed deepening inter-party exchanges and promoting bilateral relations with the delegations. The discussions covered a range of issues, highlighting the importance of international cooperation and strengthening relationships between political parties. The meetings reflect China’s commitment to fostering positive relationships with its neighbours and partners around the world.