Sobotka hoping Chinese businesses see Czech Republic as gateway to EU

Multifaceted relations between the two states could lead Chinese businesses to see the Czech Republic as a gateway to the European Union, the Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, said in Belgrade on Tuesday after a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Li Kequiang. The two leaders were attending a summit of 16 Central and Eastern European states and China. Mr. Sobotka said relations between Prague and Beijing could include economic, cultural and healthcare cooperation, as well as a dialogue on human rights and the rule of law.

Author: Ian Willoughby