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Merkel's China Diplomacy Yields Two Giant Pandas for Berlin Zoo

  • Deal caps Airbus order, agreement on financial cooperation
  • Chancellor seeks to bolster Chinese ties in two-day visit

Amid a series of business and financial deals, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s two-day trip to China yielded one very palpable, crowd-pleasing result: two giant pandas for the Berlin zoo.

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