Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomes German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the Grand Hall in Beijing on November 4, 2022. Xi said he believed Scholz’s visit would deepen pragmatic cooperation between the two sides in various fields. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomes German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the Grand Hall in Beijing on November 4, 2022. Xi said he believed Scholz’s visit would deepen pragmatic cooperation between the two sides in various fields. Photo: AFP

Scholz’s China trip: Xi Jinping urges Germany to resist grip of ideology on Berlin-Beijing ties

  • ‘It is easy to destroy political mutual trust, but it is difficult to rebuild it,” Xi tells German chancellor on state visit
  • The two leaders also exchange views on the situation in Ukraine, and express opposition to the use of nuclear weapons

Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomes German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the Grand Hall in Beijing on November 4, 2022. Xi said he believed Scholz’s visit would deepen pragmatic cooperation between the two sides in various fields. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomes German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the Grand Hall in Beijing on November 4, 2022. Xi said he believed Scholz’s visit would deepen pragmatic cooperation between the two sides in various fields. Photo: AFP
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