Xi meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Beijing.
Merkel is paying an official visit to China from Friday to Saturday at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
China and Europe share common interests on safeguarding the basic rules of multilateral trading system, Xi said when meeting with Merkel.
Xi said as world's major economic entities and major countries with global influence, China and Germany should demonstrate responsibility, jointly maintain international fairness and justice, and safeguard free trade and multilateralism.