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Colombian president to visit China this week


Colombian President Gustavo Petro will visit China this week, Beijing's foreign ministry said yesterday, with the leftist leader seeking to strengthen ties with the world's second-largest economy.

Petro's visit comes at the invitation of President Xi Jinping and will take place from today to Oct. 26, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.

Xi: Serbia our ironclad friend, we support its sovereignty, territorial integrity

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping said after a meeting with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic Serbia was "an ironclad friend" of China and that bilateral relations between the two countries had withstood changes in the international landscape over recent years and were an exemplar of friendly relations between China and European states.

Vucic: China's support to Serbia on Kosovo-Metohija issue extremely important

BEIJING - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said at a meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing on Tuesday the friendship between the two countries had endured the test of difficult times and that, amid a very complex situation in Kosovo-Metohija, China's support to Serbia was extremely important.