German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a video news conference with EU leaders after a virtual summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday. Photo: dpa via AP German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a video news conference with EU leaders after a virtual summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday. Photo: dpa via AP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a video news conference with EU leaders after a virtual summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday. Photo: dpa via AP

Germany’s Angela Merkel says ‘political will’ exists to wrap up EU-China investment deal

  • Chancellor’s comments come after a virtual summit meeting between EU leaders and Chinese President Xi Jinping, who says the talks will be ‘expedited’
  • Head of the European Commission, which is handling the negotiations, says there is still ‘a lot to do’ on market access and sustainable development standards

Topic |   China-EU relations
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a video news conference with EU leaders after a virtual summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday. Photo: dpa via AP German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a video news conference with EU leaders after a virtual summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday. Photo: dpa via AP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a video news conference with EU leaders after a virtual summit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday. Photo: dpa via AP
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