[Playback] Media briefing on President Xi's APEC leaders meeting, SE Asia visit
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is briefing over President Xi Jinping’s agenda to Vietnam and Laos.
Journalists from home and abroad gather in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China on Friday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay state visits to Vietnam and Laos from Nov. 10 to 14, and attend the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting which will be held in Da Nang, Vietnam on Nov. 10 to 11.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China is to hold a news conference to give details of the upcoming visits and answer questions from journalists.
China Plus will be bringing you a live broadcast of the event, starting from 10 a.m. Beijing time on Friday, November 3, 2017.
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