China says it is ready to work with EU to enhance mutual trust

BEIJING (Reuters) – China welcomes the Oct. 12-14 visit to the country by the European Union’s top diplomat Josep Borrell, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday at a regular press briefing.

Spokesperson Wang Wenbin said it “is favourable for the healthy, stable development of ties (and) serves as good preparation for the next stage of talks.

“China is ready to work with the EU to enhance mutual trust, expand cooperation, overcome interference,” Wang added.

(Reporting by Beijing newsroom; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)