Foreign Ministry State Minister Michael Roth: China as a Systemic Rival to the EU

How should the EU stand up to China’s power? Europe must demonstrate greater unity and use the single market as a lever, argues top German government official Michael Roth. When it comes to 5G, Europe must rely on domestic suppliers.

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