German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended the investment agreement concluded at the end of 2020 between the EU and China on Wednesday despite the current high tensions which complicate its ratification by the 27.
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Despite all the difficulties that will certainly appear with regard to the ratification
" of this agreement, it is "
a very important initiative which opens up greater reciprocity in access to our reciprocal markets
," said the Minister. chancellor during a conference organized by the conservative union CDU / CSU.