Germany’s new foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, has vowed to take a tougher stance against China than the country’s previous administration. Photo: Bloomberg
Germany’s new foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, has vowed to take a tougher stance against China than the country’s previous administration. Photo: Bloomberg
Markus Heidingsfelder
Opinion

Opinion

Markus Heidingsfelder

Germany should review its own human rights record before taking the moral high-ground against China

  • New German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has vowed toughness against Beijing while anti-Asian racism and pandemic mishandling go unchecked at home
  • Both Germany and Europe should instead take steps to overcome current global divisions

Germany’s new foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, has vowed to take a tougher stance against China than the country’s previous administration. Photo: Bloomberg
Germany’s new foreign minister, Annalena Baerbock, has vowed to take a tougher stance against China than the country’s previous administration. Photo: Bloomberg
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