Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a note to Germany only minutes after its change in leadership. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a note to Germany only minutes after its change in leadership. Photo: Xinhua

Xi Jinping notably quick to greet Olaf Scholz as China seeks new German friend

  • Chinese president wastes no time in writing note to newly confirmed German chancellor as he takes over from Xi’s ‘old friend’ Angela Merkel
  • Congratulations are sent to Scholz markedly earlier than was the case for the US’ Joe Biden or Japan’s Fumio Kishida

Topic |   Angela Merkel
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a note to Germany only minutes after its change in leadership. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a note to Germany only minutes after its change in leadership. Photo: Xinhua
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