German coalition seals deal for new government, new tough-talking China policy

Published Nov 24 2021 at 8:03 PM GMT
  • Negotiations on Wednesday confirmed that Germany will have a new government, a new chancellor and, according to the coalition agreement, a new and tougher policy on China.
  • Social Democrat Olaf Scholz will succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor, as Europe’s largest economy gets its first new leader for 16 years.
  • Scholz will form a government with the Green Party and Free Democratic Party (FDP), with both junior partners winning key cabinet positions, some of which they will fill with tough….



  • Published Nov 24, 2021 8:03 PM GMT