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05.27.2013 17:38

Closer Look: In Germany and Switzerland, Li Chooses His Friends Carefully

The new premier has solidified ties with an EU stalwart and the practical Swiss, creating models for dealings with other countries
By staff reporter Zhang Yuan'an
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Li Keqiang at the airport of Berlin on May 25


Premier Li Keqiang chose Switzerland and Germany as the only two European destinations of his first foreign trip since taking office in March. Why these two?

Switzerland is not in the European Union. In an op-ed published in a Swiss newspaper, Li said that he has several "important obligations to be fulfilled" during the trip. 

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