Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN, United States

Rosenthal to visit China

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal will visit China on 8 and 9 October. He will be meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, and the chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Jia Qinglin.

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal will visit China on 8 and 9 October. He will be meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, and the chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Jia Qinglin.

Matters for discussion will include 40 years of diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China; the economic relationship between China and the Netherlands; areas of cooperation, including agriculture and energy; human rights and democracy and the rule of law; and international political issues, including Syria.

Mr Rosenthal will also be meeting with representatives of Dutch businesses in China, human rights lawyers, and experts on China’s foreign policy.