The People’s Republic of China is a key player on the global political stage who is gaining more and more influence. As a permanent member of the UN Security Council, the country is directly involved in decision-making on global issues.
The Federal Republic of Germany and the People’s Republic of China established diplomatic relations in 1972. Since then, German-Chinese relations have become multi-faceted while developing considerable…
The focus of this month’s informal meeting of EU foreign ministers, a biannual event, is on Afghanistan. Foreign Minister Maas had just returned from a four-day trip to the region before heading to Slovenia for this meeting.
The 6th German‑Chinese intergovernmental consultations focused on tackling global challenges and further expanding the wide‑ranging cooperation between China and Germany. Due to restrictions in connection with the pandemic, the consultations were held in a purely virtual format.
The EU and China want to deepen their cooperation on climate protection. Experts and decision-makers used a virtual conference on “China and the EU – new alliances for climate protection” to discuss how to move forward.
It is six months since the two Foreign Ministers were last able to meet in person. Much has changed since then, and there is a lot that needs to be discussed. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas today met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Berlin.