German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle will visit China and attend the third foreign minister-level strategic dialogue from October 11 to 13, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei announced Tuesday.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of China-Germany relations. The visit by Westerwelle will further promote the bilateral strategic partnership, Hong said.
Westerwelle will attend the dialogue as guest of his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi.
(Xinhua News Agency October 9, 2012)