German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits China

Source: China Radio International

Source: China Radio International

On 29 October 2015 German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Beijing to start an official visit to China. It is her eighth visit to China since 2005 in the capacity of chancellor. Prior to the talks, China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang held a red-carpet ceremony to welcome the German chancellor. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang told a press briefing on Wednesday that President Xi Jinping and top legislator Zhang Dejiang will also meet with Merkel.