Thatcher Holds Talks With Chinese Premier

United Press International

Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang held talks Monday with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at the start of a weeklong visit expected to center on economic cooperation and improved trade.

Thatcher received Zhao in the courtyard of the Foreign Office in a ceremony usually reserved for heads of state.

Later, the two heads of government signed an economic cooperation agreement and an accord to cooperate on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.