German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe and China must work together on climate issues. Photo: AFP German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe and China must work together on climate issues. Photo: AFP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe and China must work together on climate issues. Photo: AFP

Merkel targets China on human rights and trade but tempers with praise on climate

  • On the eve of EU special summit that has China as a top item of the agenda, German chancellor raises concerns to her parliament
  • Little progress has been made on EU-China investment treaty but Merkel is keen for movement, if not a political breakthrough, by year’s end

Topic |   China-EU relations
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe and China must work together on climate issues. Photo: AFP German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe and China must work together on climate issues. Photo: AFP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe and China must work together on climate issues. Photo: AFP
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