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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Meets Hu Jintao for Talks

For more news and videos visit ☛ http://english.ntdtv.comFollow us on Twitter ☛ us on Facebook ☛ Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks with Chinese Communist Party leader Hu Jintao and top legislator Wu Bangguo in Beijing on Friday.During her meeting with Premier Wen Jiabao on Thursday, Merkel urged China to use its influence to persuade Iran to give up its nuclear program.Wen appeared to reject the pressure to do more on Iran, telling reporters later in the day that China objected to Western nations politicizing the "normal commercial relationship" it has with the Islamic Republic.Merkel is also expected to bid farewell to China's outgoing leaders, despite differences over human rights and democracy and issues like intellectual property theft.Both Hu and Wen are due to retire from their state posts in March 2013 and hand over power to successors, most likely led by current Vice President Xi Jinping.The next generation of leaders has not expressed different economic or trade policy views, and are expected to proceed cautiously once in power.The Chancellor will fly to the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Friday afternoon to attend a business forum... before wrapping up her trip to China on Saturday.Auteur: NTDTVTags: NTD NTDTV China News German Chancellor Angela Merkel Jintao chinese communist party guangzhou Gepost: 04 februari 2012Beoordeling: 0.0Stemmen: 0]]>

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