Now Merkel DEFIES Trump and promises Beijing she will stick with ‘one China’ policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at the conclusion of the 29th federal congress of the CDU (Getty)

 

ANGELA Merkel has said that Germany will stick with the “one China” policy in a brazen opposition to Donald Trump’s stance against the country.

The move could put her in conflict with the President-elect after he indicated that the super power could reconsider its long-held diplomatic stance of seeing Taiwan as part of China.

During a press conference with the Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, Ms Merkel said: “We still stand by a ‘one China’ policy and we will not change our stance.” Continue reading