Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Armin Laschet gives a press conference after a congress of the conservative CDU/Christian Social Union sister parties in Berlin, Germany on Monday. Photo: AFP Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Armin Laschet gives a press conference after a congress of the conservative CDU/Christian Social Union sister parties in Berlin, Germany on Monday. Photo: AFP
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Armin Laschet gives a press conference after a congress of the conservative CDU/Christian Social Union sister parties in Berlin, Germany on Monday. Photo: AFP
Germany

China policy divides Germany’s biggest party ahead of election

  • A Christian Democratic Union manifesto describes China as posing ‘the greatest foreign and security policy challenge today’
  • In contrast, the party’s candidate to be next chancellor questions the logic of criticising China on human rights

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Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Armin Laschet gives a press conference after a congress of the conservative CDU/Christian Social Union sister parties in Berlin, Germany on Monday. Photo: AFP Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Armin Laschet gives a press conference after a congress of the conservative CDU/Christian Social Union sister parties in Berlin, Germany on Monday. Photo: AFP
Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader Armin Laschet gives a press conference after a congress of the conservative CDU/Christian Social Union sister parties in Berlin, Germany on Monday. Photo: AFP
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