Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to reassure his German and French counterparts, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron (pictured), in separate phone calls on Wednesday. Photo: AP

US-China trade deal won’t affect European firms in China, Xi Jinping tells Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron

  • But Europe must not discriminate against Chinese firms, president says, in hint at possible 5G block on tech giant Huawei
  • Xi tells Merkel leader he hopes nations ‘can become mutually dependent collaborators that go beyond ideologies’
Topic |   China-EU relations
Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to reassure his German and French counterparts, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron (pictured), in separate phone calls on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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