Germany and the Philippines had previously signed an agreement to continue consultations between the two governments’ environment agencies.
Both sides agreed that bilateral cooperation is solidly based and dynamic, and that it is of great global significance.
The Chinese side is ready to engage in frank and in-depth exchanges with the German side based on principles of mutual respect, Li said.
The Chancellor's visit will follow his participation in the Group of Seven summit in Hiroshima, Japan.
Noting China and Germany have broad consensus and common interests, Wang Yi said China is ready to step up exchanges and communication.
Although Western countries have already sent Ukraine military aid, tanks were long considered a step too far, risking a widening backlash from Russia.
The two countries intend to strengthen bilateral cooperation to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific and achieve other goals by holding intergovernmental consultations.
The custom-designed submarines will bring modern and advanced capabilities to the Republic of Singapore Navy, said PM Lee.
Both PM Lee and Mr Scholz are scheduled to attend the Asean-EU Commemorative Summit in Brussels, Belgium, today.
PM Lee will also officiate at the launch of two Republic of Singapore Navy submarines, Impeccable and Illustrious, on Tuesday, with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in attendance.