Xi, Macron exchange greetings over phone ahead of Chinese new year

China Central Television | Jan 23, 2020 at 9:22 AM
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron exchanged greetings in a phone conversation on Wednesday ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
  • Macron wished Xi and the Chinese people a happy Spring Festival, and Xi extended the same wishes to Macron and the French people.
  • Xi expressed his hope that China and the EU will reach a high-level investment agreement as soon as possible, and join hands to uphold multilateralism and free trade, improve global governance, build an open world economy, and tackle climate change and other global challenges, so as to lift the China-EU relationship to higher levels in the new year.