Photo Gallery: Germany's Diplomatic Offensive in Beijing 08/29/2012
 German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao during...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao during Merkel's most recent trip to China, in February 2012: This Thursday, Merkel will travel to Beijing for two days of intergovernmental consultations accompanied by nine cabinet ministers.