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German ambassador to China takes office

Germany’s highest diplomatic post in China has been filled again: Ambassador Patricia Flor presented her accreditation papers in Beijing on Friday, she announced on Twitter. “In times of fundamental changes, we, Germany, the EU and China, need a clear view of what we can achieve together,” Flor said in an introduction video. In it, she also struck critical notes. “We disagree on certain core issues, for example, our interpretation of human rights and our stance on Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine,” the former EU diplomat said.

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