Germany's Scholz to Xi: good to address different views

STORY: Scholz in his opening remarks told Xi it was “good that we will have a very intensive exchange on all issues we want to and can discuss in regard to our bilateral relations, the possibilities to further intensify economic cooperation as well as of course the issues where we pursue different perspectives.”

Scholz is the first G7 leader to visit China in three years and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.