New EU leadership can benefit China according to People’s Daily

songWith a new EU leadership in place following the EU elections of 2014, there will be a new round of China-EU Summits between EU leaders and Chinese leaders in May 2015. In that regard,  People’s Dail refers to quotes given by professor and director of the Center for European Studies at Renmin University of China, Song Xinning. Dr Song believes that the new EU leadership – with Jean-Claude Juncker as President of the European Commission and Donald Franciszek Tusk as the President of the European Council – will be of benefit to China. According to the Chinese scholar the words ‘peace and security’, ‘growth and development’, ‘reform and governance’ and ‘civilization and culture’ define the new partnership between China and Europe.