German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting in Beijing in September last year. Photo: DPAGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting in Beijing in September last year. Photo: DPA
German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting in Beijing in September last year. Photo: DPA

Xi Jinping’s September meeting with EU leaders in Germany postponed due to coronavirus

  • ‘Given the overall pandemic situation, the meeting cannot take place at the scheduled time, but should be rescheduled,’ says spokesman for Angela Merkel
  • Merkel initially hoped to use the event to persuade Xi to agree to a long overdue EU-China investment agreement, sources say
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting in Beijing in September last year. Photo: DPAGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting in Beijing in September last year. Photo: DPA
German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting in Beijing in September last year. Photo: DPA
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