Pursuit of power, Beijing: The EU needs to confront China robust

In may, the EU has urged foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, a "more robust strategy" towards China. This is a good opportunity: China's approach is now avai

Pursuit of power, Beijing: The EU needs to confront China robust

In may, the EU has urged foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, a "more robust strategy" towards China. This is a good opportunity: China's approach is now available in Hong Kong. But what is to be heard from Brussels? It was "extremely concerned". After a robust strategy that sounds.

The leaders in Beijing conclude that its hard line is paying off on the international stage, and costs for by Law, and taboo-breaking are low. They are derived from the fact that the EU has neither the strength nor the Unity to criticize China.

Why, for example, each Reflection will be excluded on the sanctions in Brussels from the outset? What needs to happen to this Instrument will be at least considered? China subjugated with impunity Muslim minorities. Breaks in the South China sea to international law. Fashion holds in the Mafia for eight to ten months without charges, two Canadians as hostages in order to take revenge for the capture of the chief financial officer of Huawei.

While the Manager resides in your Villa in Vancouver, sitting the two Canadians without access to lawyers or their family in cells in which for more than 500 days, the light has not been switched off. And now, China enters with a security law for Hong Kong that British-Chinese agreements with the feet, in which there is a high degree of autonomy "promised to Hong Kong until 2047" course.

Germany bears a special responsibility

in the past, it has been shown that China has increased its influence in EU-countries such as Italy and Greece, so far, that the Union is strong action against Chinese interests in the situation. Hear, therefore, from Brussels so little?

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because of the EU presidency from 1. July, Germany bears a special responsibility here. German Chancellor Merkel has raised the issue this week in a video conversation with Prime Minister Li Keqiang, is in their attitude, Beijing does not publicly expose. It is true that zoom to Occur is not a guarantee to be in China. But the Tiptoeing makes it to Beijing easier, every country that China speaks publicly, punish. Australia, Canada and Sweden have experienced.

Updated Date: 15 June 2020, 23:19

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