Belgian Ambassador Visited the IES

On May 20, 2021, Mr. Hoogmartens Jan, Belgian Ambassador to China, visited the Institute of European Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Dr. Feng Zhongping, Director of the institute, Mrs. Zhou Hong, Director of the Division of International Studies CASS, and Dr. Chen Xin, Deputy Director, attended the meeting.

The two sides expressed their respective positions and views on recent China-EU relations, the China-EU Investment Agreement and other related issues of common concern, and discussed and exchanged controversial issues. Both sides are optimistic about the prospects of China-EU relations and China-EU cooperation. They believe that enhancing understanding and expanding contacts and communication in various fields is an important way to shelve differences and seek cooperation.