Chronic. Chapat’s painting in the Swiss daily newspaper time Summarizes the background of the first meeting of Russian and American Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden in Geneva on Wednesday, June 16. The designer placed a huge Chinese vase in the library of Villa La Grange to replace the ancient globe between the two leaders. This is not to say that Beijing is the center of the game, but it is a huge presence.
China dominated President Biden’s Cornwall European tour in front of the leaders of the Group of Seven, Brussels, NATO and the European Union. It is the center of its foreign policy.His top priority is this new cold war in the 21st centuryelectronic The turn of the century between the world’s two major economic powers. However, the League of Democracies against authoritarian countries that he advocated before leaving Washington did not really flourish in Cabis Bay like Brussels.
After four years of diplomatic turmoil led by Donald Trump, behind the welcome image of normal relations between the United States and Europe, the China issue has split European allies. Of course, the G7 condemned China’s human rights violations and Beijing’s intervention in Hong Kong and Taiwan. NATO called China a “systemic challenge”, as Washington hoped.
“G7 is not a club hostile to China”, Emmanuel Macron said that he had previously recalled that China was far from the North Atlantic on the map, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel was worried about not cutting off the economic bridge with Beijing. The project “Rebuilding a Better World”, which provides infrastructure assistance to developing countries, was submitted to the G7 as an alternative to China’s “Silk Road”, but it is still unclear.
When Europeans met with the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Lein and her President of the European Council Charles Michel, they saw a U.S. president singing the praises of Europe and symbolically acknowledging the importance of his institution. Sex, which makes Europeans feel at ease. But this visit left a taste of unfinished business. Within the NATO framework, Europe, especially the east, can once again rely on Washington, including facing cyber attacks, which is no longer obvious under Donald Trump’s leadership. However, these reassuring demands have not stopped. As Barack Obama has already done, America’s priority is no longer the Old World, but Asia.