Chinese lovesick Chancellor Olaf Scholz is kneeling to Annalena Baerbock’s China hawk policy. In a historic turn of events, a German leader is visiting Taiwan after 26 years! Education Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger is visiting Taiwan for bilateral talks, and this happened after Baerbock visited Beijing a few days ago.
For years, Germany has strictly avoided political contact with Taiwan, especially due to its economic dependence on China. However, Baerbock has often been on a different page with Olaf Scholz whenever the hot take has been on China.
The Chinese have been especially peeved due to Baerbock‘s stance. They have been vocal about their opposition to the fact that German politicians are visiting Taiwan. On top of that, there is increasing pressure from the United States and other Western powers to stand up to China‘s alleged human rights abuses, which has also put pressure on Scholz.
Therefore, Scholz has been forced to kneel to Baerbock‘s China policy. He is now calling for stronger ties with Taiwan, which would be a huge step forward for Sino–German relations. This dramatic shift in German politics has caused a ripple effect across the globe. It is a clear sign that more European countries are starting to take a more active stance against China‘s aggression and human rights abuses.
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In conclusion, Olaf Scholz is now being forced to follow Annalena Baerbock‘s China hawk policy and is actively working to strengthen ties with Taiwan. This shift in German politics is sure to have an impact on other European countries‘ China policies. She was the sole leader in the rallying Chinese boycott after the Xinjiang Files saga. Now, she has more backers than ever. The coalition party FDP has also extended a helping hand to Baerbock’s China policy.
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Now, Scholz appears to be all alone with Berlin’s so-called ‘One-China’ Policy in hand.
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