|Li Keqiang Sends Message of Condolences to Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany over the Passing of Helmut Kohl|
On June 17, 2017, Premier Li Keqiang sent a message of condolences to Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany over the unfortunate passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl of Germany. Li Keqiang extended deep condolences over the passing of Mr. Helmut Kohl on behalf of the Chinese government and in his own name.
Li Keqiang said in the message that Mr. Helmut Kohl was an outstanding leader of Germany, as well as an active impeller of China-Germany relation and an old friend of the Chinese people, who had made important contributions to promoting bilateral exchanges and cooperation. The Chinese side will never forget this.
Li Keqiang pointed out that Germany is China’s all-round strategic partner in Europe. China-Germany relations and cooperation have constantly made new progress. It is believed that under joint efforts of both sides, China-Germany relations and friendship will certainly achieve greater development.