Olaf Scholz, then Germany’s finance minister, meets Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
Olaf Scholz, then Germany’s finance minister, meets Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP

China warns off new German government over Taiwan, Hong Kong and Xinjiang

  • Coalition agreement of Olaf Scholz’s incoming government signals willingness to challenge Beijing on sensitive topics
  • Chinese foreign ministry urges Berlin to ‘continue its pragmatic China policy’

Topic |   China-EU relations
Olaf Scholz, then Germany’s finance minister, meets Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
Olaf Scholz, then Germany’s finance minister, meets Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AP
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