The 17th bilateral summit between the European Union and China will take place on Monday 29 June in Brussels.
The EU will be represented by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission. China will be represented by Prime Minister Li Keqiang.
EU-China political and economic relations
Leaders will review the implementation of the EU-China 2020 Strategic Agenda for Cooperation, adopted at the last summit in 2013 focusing on:
- peace and security
- sustainable development
- people-to-people exchanges
Migration and mobility issues will also be on the agenda of the summit, with a discussion on the establishment of a mutual visa waiver agreement for diplomatic passport holders.
EU and China should also agree to further develop their cooperation on defence and security. They will also stress their commitment to the protection and promotion of human rights.
Leaders will discuss multilateral cooperation on trade, climate and development issues.
Regional and foreign policy issues
Recent developments in the EU's and China's respective neighbourhoods will be on the agenda, especially the situation in Ukraine and in South East Asia sea.
Other foreign policy issues likely to be addressed are: Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan and the Korean Peninsula.