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Baerbock urges change of China policy

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in conversation with her Estonian counterpart Urmas Reinsalu

Under fire from Russia, threatened by China – Europe’s promise of security and freedom is at stake, warned Foreign Minister Baerbock at the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum on Tuesday. Her order of the day was resilience against authoritarian regimes. This also applies to Germany, which must not repeat the mistakes of its Russia policy with China, Baerbock said. “One-sided economic dependence exposes us to political blackmail.”

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