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German conservatives call for China policy Zeitenwende

Friedrich Merz: The chair of the conservative CDU/CSU parliamentary group was supposed to flesh out the party union’s China paper.

The CDU wants to leave no doubt about the importance of its China paper: “The rise of communist China is the central, epochal challenge of the 21st century for all states that want to preserve, strengthen and support the rule-based international order.” This is the first sentence of the CDU/CSU position paper on the pillars of a new China policy, obtained by Table.Media.

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