EU-China Summit, 01-02/06/2017

International Summit
  • International Summit
  • 01-02/06/2017
  • Brussels

The 19th bilateral summit between the EU and China took place on 1-2 June in Brussels.

European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker  represented  the European Union. China was  represented by Prime Minister Li Keqiang. 

Leaders discussed EU-China political and economic relations.  The EU and China reaffirmed their cooperation to tackle climate change and their support to the Paris Agreement. 

"We are stepping up our cooperation on climate change with China. Which means that today, China and Europe have demonstrated solidarity with future generations and responsibility for the whole planet."

President Donald Tusk at the press conference after the EU-China summit

Leaders exchanged views on foreign policy and security challenges, including the situation in the Korean Peninsula. They also discussed ways to improve cooperation on human rights at the bilateral and international level.

An EU-China business summit took place in the margins of the summit.

Last reviewed on 16/06/2017