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China: Merkel meets Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing ahead of China-EU trade talks02:26

China: Merkel meets Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing ahead of China-EU trade talks

China, Beijing
September 6, 2019 at 07:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was welcomed by the Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday.

Merkel was received with high military honours, as she arrived for an official visit to China, accompanied by a business delegation.

She is expected to hold discussions with Chinese officials on boosting the trade relations between China and the European Union, reports say.

Merkel came to China at the invitation of Li Keqiang. It is her 12th official visit since assuming office in 2005.

China: Merkel meets Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing ahead of China-EU trade talks02:26
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel was welcomed by the Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday.

Merkel was received with high military honours, as she arrived for an official visit to China, accompanied by a business delegation.

She is expected to hold discussions with Chinese officials on boosting the trade relations between China and the European Union, reports say.

Merkel came to China at the invitation of Li Keqiang. It is her 12th official visit since assuming office in 2005.

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