|Li Keqiang Sends a Congratulatory Message to Ursula von der Leyen on Her Election as President of the European Commission|
On July 18, 2019, Premier Li Keqiang sent a message to Ursula von der Leyen, congratulating her on her election as the new President of the European Commission.
Li Keqiang said, the current China-European Union (EU) relations have maintained a sound momentum of development with constantly strengthened dialogue and cooperation in various fields. The Chinese government always attaches great importance to developing its relations with the EU, as well as to the position and role of the European Commission. The Chinese side always firmly supports the European integration process, and hopes the EU will maintain solidarity, stability, openness and prosperity. The Chinese side is willing to make joint efforts with the EU side to constantly push forward China-EU comprehensive strategic partnership to a new level and bring more benefits of bilateral cooperation to the people of both sides.