Czech PM opens 16 + 1 summit in China

On an official visit to China, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka on Friday met with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. The talks centred on boosting cooperation in air transport, health care and the financial sector. The Czech prime minister also opened a 16 + 1 summit of Central and East European countries and China. The 16 + 1 talks are accompanied by a trade fair where the Czech Republic has the biggest representation; among the companies exhibiting are Skoda Auto, the Lobkowicz brewery, Alpine Pro and Becherovka.