China's Xi seeks deeper cooperation with EU, Portugal

China's Xi seeks deeper cooperation with EU, Portugal

China's Xi seeks deeper cooperation with EU, PortugalChina wants to deepen cooperation with the European Union, China's President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday during a visit to Portugal, a country he said was an important link to Europe. Xi said the two countries could benefit from Beijing's belt and road initiative, to build business partnerships, including in third countries along the old silk road from China to Europe. Xi said that having Portugal as a partner, "we will deepen our ... strategic partnership between China and the European Union".