Peters to travel to meet Chinese counterpart

Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to China on Thursday for a formal meeting with his counterpart, China‘s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Foreign Minister and deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Mr Peters said they would have in-depth discussions on important regional trade and security issues, including North Korea and the two countries‘ free trade agreement.

“I hope to ensure that the ongoing relationship is worked on, including our present free trade agreement which is needing an update, and expanding our interests in China as well.”

Mr Peters said he would also engage with other Chinese leaders and members of the business community.