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German chancellor arrives in Beijing for official China visit


Source: | 08-27-2007 08:48

China's Premier Wen Jiabao (C) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) inspects a guard of honour during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing August 27, 2007. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Beijing, kicking off her official visit to China.

During her stay, Merkel will meet with top Chinese leaders including President Hu Jintao, top legislator Wu Bangguo and Premier Wen Jiabao.

Merkel will also attend the opening ceremony of a series of cultural activities that will be held in major cities across China to mark the 35th anniversary of Sino-German diplomatic ties.

This is the German Chancellors' second tour of China since taking office.


Editor:Du Xiaodan