China has provided Covid-19 vaccines to nearly 40 African countries but officials say it is for purely altruistic reasons. Photo: AFP China has provided Covid-19 vaccines to nearly 40 African countries but officials say it is for purely altruistic reasons. Photo: AFP
China has provided Covid-19 vaccines to nearly 40 African countries but officials say it is for purely altruistic reasons. Photo: AFP

Germany says China’s Covid-19 vaccine diplomacy has political purpose

  • Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says countries receiving Chinese vaccines are under pressure to accept ‘clear political demands’
  • Maas was speaking on a visit to a Pfizer production facility in the US

Topic |   Chinese coronavirus vaccines
China has provided Covid-19 vaccines to nearly 40 African countries but officials say it is for purely altruistic reasons. Photo: AFP China has provided Covid-19 vaccines to nearly 40 African countries but officials say it is for purely altruistic reasons. Photo: AFP
China has provided Covid-19 vaccines to nearly 40 African countries but officials say it is for purely altruistic reasons. Photo: AFP
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