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January 17, 2022

Merkel in China on eurozone talks

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, has arrived in Beijing for a two-day visit expected to focus on the eurozone crisis, Iran and Syria, the BBC said. Accompanied by a 20 strong trade delegation, she was scheduled to meet President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao in the capital. On Friday, she will visit Guangdong province with Wen and executives from various industries. Merkel was expected to deliver a speech on the economic crisis in the European Union – a key item on her agenda – at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on Thursday.

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