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Belgium: Xi Jinping pays respects to fallen soldiers

Belgium, Brussels
March 30, 2014 at 10:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Belgium: Xi Jinping pays respects to fallen soldiers

President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping paid tribute at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Brussels' Congress Square on Sunday. Joined by his wife Peng Liyuan, Xi Jinping signed a memorial book to soldiers killed in war.

Jinping is scheduled to plant a tree at the Pairi Daiza animal park in western Belgium later Sunday, accompanied by Belgian King Philippe and his wife, Queen Mathilde, as well as Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo.

During his three-day visit to Belgium Xi Jinping is also due to meet President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy and President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barosso, to discuss a Chinese initiative for a multi-billion-dollar free-trade deal with the EU.

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Belgium: Xi Jinping pays respects to fallen soldiers

President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping paid tribute at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Brussels' Congress Square on Sunday. Joined by his wife Peng Liyuan, Xi Jinping signed a memorial book to soldiers killed in war.

Jinping is scheduled to plant a tree at the Pairi Daiza animal park in western Belgium later Sunday, accompanied by Belgian King Philippe and his wife, Queen Mathilde, as well as Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo.

During his three-day visit to Belgium Xi Jinping is also due to meet President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy and President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barosso, to discuss a Chinese initiative for a multi-billion-dollar free-trade deal with the EU.

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