Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Regular Press Conference on November 6, 2018
At the invitation of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of the Republic of Singapore, Premier Li Keqiang will pay an official visit to Singapore and attend the 21st China-ASEAN (10+1) Summit, the 21st ASEAN Plus Three Summit and the 13th East Asia Summit from November 12 to 16.
As agreed by the two sides, the second round of China-US Diplomatic and Security Dialogue will be held in Washington D.C. on November 9. Member of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee Yang Jiechi will co-chair the dialogue with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis. State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe will attend the event. The two sides will have an in-depth exchange of views on China-US relations and other issues of mutual interest.
Q: Could you give us more details on Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming visit to Singapore and elaborate on the current China-Singapore relations? How does China look at the current East Asia cooperation? What message does China want to convey through the series of leaders'meetings on East Asia cooperation?
A: During his visit to Singapore, Premier Li Keqiang will hold talks with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, attend the welcoming banquet held by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and meet with Singaporean President Halimah Yacob. Premier Li Keqiang will deliver speeches and attend and address the welcoming banquet held by the business community in Singapore.