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Hu, Mesic meet in Croatia

June 20, 2009 at 11:49 AM

ZAGREB, Croatia, June 20 (UPI) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao visited Croatia Saturday on the last leg of his three-stop Eastern European tour, officials said.

Hu met with his Croatian counterpart Stjepan Mesic in Zagreb to discuss bilateral issues after earlier attending a pair of summits in Russia's Yekaterinburg and visiting Slovakia, the state-run Chinese news agency Xinhua reported.

In Zagreb, Hu attended the opening ceremony of the China-Croatia Commerce Forum and an entrepreneurs' business fair, as well as discussing ways of improving an all-round cooperative partnership between the two countries that has existed since 2005, the news agency said.

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