German Chancellor Angela Merkel (centre) talks to staff at manufacturer Webasto during a visit in Wuhan on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Germany’s Angela Merkel ‘still a strong voice for Europe’ in China

  • Merkel makes the case on sensitive issues in Beijing without being offensive, observer says
Topic |   China-EU relations

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (centre) talks to staff at manufacturer Webasto during a visit in Wuhan on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Wuhan, Hubei on Saturday. Photo: DPA

Germany’s Angela Merkel renews call for peaceful resolution to Hong Kong protests

  • German chancellor says in talks with Beijing she ‘advocated that conflicts be resolved without violence and that anything else would be a catastrophe’
  • She also criticised China’s social credit system during speech at a university
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Wuhan, Hubei on Saturday. Photo: DPA
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