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China cannot bring peace in Ukraine, Monsieur Macron! (Opinion)

12th April 2023 - 05:20 GMT | by The Geobukseon in Indo-Pacific


On 9 April, a J-15 fighter readies for take-off from the aircraft carrier Shandong during a provocative Chinese military exercises around Taiwan. (Photo: Chinese MND)

The French president has dangerously aligned himself with Chinese talking points, and seems willing to leave Taiwan to its own fate, according to his recent visit to China.

French President Emmanuel Macron horrified many with his rock star visit to China from 5-7 April. His comments essentially aligned himself with China against the US and laid bare his stunning strategic illiteracy.

Before he even touched down in Beijing, Macron stated a wish to ‘relaunch a strategic and global partnership with China’. He also expressed confidence China could intercede with war criminal Vladimir Putin and end Russia’s wanton invasion of Ukraine.

Amidst the rapturous reception and bonhomie that Macron received from Chairman Xi Jinping, the latter offered not one iota of hope that he would put pressure on

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The Geobukseon

Cracking open the hard shell of defence and security policy within the Asia Pacific , The Geobukseon …

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