‘Churn In Europe On China Approach’
NEW DELHI: There’s a discernible shift in the approach of Germany, the dominant economy in Europe, to China from what it was 7-8 years ago, says former foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale, who has also served as envoy to both China and Germany. There was a relatively sanguine view of China in Germany during 2015-2016; now there’s greater skepticism and concern, he told StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale on ‘The Gist’. Many European countries are doing a rethink on their China policy and contradictions remain between the traditional west European powers, and eastern & central Europe when it comes to dealing with the China challenge. Tune in for more.