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EU, China aim for investment pact by end-2020 - German govt

FILE PHOTO: An attendant walks past EU and China flags ahead of the EU-China High-level Economic Dialogue in Beijing

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union and China appear to have made progress in talks over an investment accord and aim to reach an agreement by the end of 2020, a German government spokesman said.

"The negotiations are ongoing," the spokesman told a regular government news conference on Friday.

(Reporting by Christian Kraemer; writing by Maria Sheahan; editing by Thomas Seythal)