Chinese premier congratulates Kevin Rudd on comeback as Australian PM
                 English.news.cn | 2013-07-01 15:09:54 | Editor: Zhu Ningzhu

Newly elected Australian ruling Labor Party leader Kevin Rudd (L) and deputy leader Anthony Albanese address the media after winning in Labor party caucus ballot at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, June 26, 2013. Kevin Rudd was sworn in as prime minister of Australia on June 27 following his victory in a ruling Labor party caucus ballot the evening before. (Xinhua File Photo)

BEIJING, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has extended a congratulatory message to Kevin Rudd after he was sworn in as prime minister of Australia Thursday.

Li sent the message on Saturday. Rudd was sworn in as new Australian prime minister following his victory in a ruling Labor party caucus ballot Wednesday.

This is the second time for Rudd to serve as Labor prime minister. He was in office from 2007 to 2010.

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MELBOURNE, June 29 (Xinhua) -- The newly-elected Labor Party leader Kevin Rudd sworn in as the 28th prime minister of Australia days ago, just very limited time left for him to reunite his party before meeting the opposition challenges in the upcoming elections scheduled in September.  Full story

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CANBERRA, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Friday that he would like to see a conclusion of Australia's free trade agreement negotiations with China.

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BEIJING, June 27 (Xinhua) -- When news broke Wednesday that Kevin Rudd, a former Australian prime minister, had won a leadership vote in the ruling Labor Party, many Chinese netizens appeared really excited.  Full story

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