German Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Reuters

How German leader Olaf Scholz walked a fine line in China

  • The visit by the German leader was a good first step on the road to resolving some differences but it didn’t clear doubts in Europe, analysts say
  • It also enabled Beijing to send a message to the West about its direction following the China’s leadership reshuffle, professor says

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Reuters
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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