Angela Merkel with Minister for Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei during a ceremony at Tsinghua University. Photo: AP Angela Merkel with Minister for Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei during a ceremony at Tsinghua University. Photo: AP
Angela Merkel with Minister for Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei during a ceremony at Tsinghua University. Photo: AP

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Angela Merkel with Minister for Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei during a ceremony at Tsinghua University. Photo: AP Angela Merkel with Minister for Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei during a ceremony at Tsinghua University. Photo: AP
Angela Merkel with Minister for Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei during a ceremony at Tsinghua University. Photo: AP
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