Merkel Seeks China's Support on Refugees as Crisis Follows Her

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  • Syria, Afghanistan on German leader's agenda in Beijing
  • China's Li says Europe needs to master migration flows

German Chancellor Angela Merkel chats with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 29.

Photographer: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked China for help in tackling Europe’s refugee crisis, prompting pledges by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to step up humanitarian aid and support efforts to end Syria’s civil war.

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