German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured together in 2019) spoke over the telephone on Wednesday. Photo: DPA German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured together in 2019) spoke over the telephone on Wednesday. Photo: DPA
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured together in 2019) spoke over the telephone on Wednesday. Photo: DPA

EU should see China’s rise as an opportunity, Xi tells Merkel

  • ‘We hope that the EU will make a correct judgment independently and truly achieve strategic autonomy,’ Chinese president tells German chancellor
  • EU will uphold autonomy on foreign policy and Germany will play a positive role in strengthening dialogue and cooperation between Europe and China, Merkel says

Topic |   China-EU relations
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured together in 2019) spoke over the telephone on Wednesday. Photo: DPA German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured together in 2019) spoke over the telephone on Wednesday. Photo: DPA
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping (pictured together in 2019) spoke over the telephone on Wednesday. Photo: DPA
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