for-phone-onlyfor-tablet-portrait-upfor-tablet-landscape-upfor-desktop-upfor-wide-desktop-up

Germany will make ties with China a priority during EU presidency: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to members of Germany's lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany October 17, 2019 REUTERS/Michele Tantussi

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany would make relations with China a key issue during its 2020 EU presidency.

Germany takes over the rotating six-month presidency in the second half of 2020.

Reporting by Michelle Martin; Editing by Tassilo Hummel

for-phone-onlyfor-tablet-portrait-upfor-tablet-landscape-upfor-desktop-upfor-wide-desktop-up