German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands as they pose for photographs ahead of a bilateral meeting in Paris, France in March 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands as they pose for photographs ahead of a bilateral meeting in Paris, France in March 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
Germany

Angela Merkel and Xi Jinping discuss ‘close economic ties’ in likely last official call together

  • Merkel called the EU-China investment deal ‘mutually beneficial and win-win’, according to a Chinese readout of Friday’s call
  • German readout did not mention the controversial Comprehensive Agreement on Investment; Merkel’s office says they talked about Afghanistan, economic issues

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands as they pose for photographs ahead of a bilateral meeting in Paris, France in March 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands as they pose for photographs ahead of a bilateral meeting in Paris, France in March 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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