Germany's Merkel in China


Wen Jiabao and Angela Merkel (BBC Video)

German chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Beijing for a two-day visit expected to focus on the eurzone crisis, Iran and Syria.

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Accompanied by a 20 strong trade delegation, she is scheduled to meet President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao in the capital.

This is her fifth visit to China, a strategic economic partner for Germany.