German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (second from right) during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 4. Photo: EPA-EFE
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (second from right) during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 4. Photo: EPA-EFE
Thomas O. Falk
Opinion

Opinion

Thomas O. Falk

Germany’s Scholz scored some major wins during his trip to Beijing, but his own government doesn’t think so

  • The German chancellor’s meeting with Xi Jinping charted a path for limiting dependency on China without decoupling
  • Unconvinced, however, are Scholz’s own coalition members, who want a complete restructuring of Sino-German relations

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (second from right) during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 4. Photo: EPA-EFE
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (second from right) during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 4. Photo: EPA-EFE
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