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China says it would welcome visit by British finance minister


  • World
  • Friday, 22 Feb 2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China would welcome a visit by Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Friday, a day after Hammond said talk of deploying a British warship in the Pacific had complicated bilateral relations.

As Britain prepares to exit the European Union at the end of next month, its biggest foreign and trade policy shift in more than 40 years, it is seeking to strengthen diplomatic and trade relationships with countries around the world.

   

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