President Duda hopes Poland will become China's gateway to Europe
I hope that Poland will become a gateway to Europe for China, particularly in economic terms, and that joint investment projects will be carried out, Polish President Andrzej Duda said in Warsaw on Monday after meeting his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
Presidents Andrzej Duda and Xi Jinping on Monday signed a declaration on the establishment of a comprehensive strategic partnership between Poland and China. See also: Poland and China sign strategic partnership declaration
When issuing statements for the press, President Duda stressed that Xi Jinping's visit indicated "a clear intensification of relations between Poland and the People's Republic of China at the diplomatic and economic levels".
"I hope that Poland will become a gateway to Europe for China, not only in symbolic terms, but primarily in actual economic terms, that joint investment projects will be carried out, and (I hope for) cooperation that will enable the utilisation of our seaport potential," Duda noted, referring to a seaport in the coastal city of Gdansk. (PAP)