Germany’s Scholz makes difficult visit to assertive China


              FILE -- German Chancellor Olaf Scholz attends a press conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Monday, July 4, 2022. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is making his first visit to China as German leader this week, a diplomatically delicate trip as Germany and the European Union work on their strategy toward an increasingly assertive and authoritarian Beijing. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
            
              FILE -- German Chancellor Olaf Scholz attends his first annual summer news conference in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is making his first visit to China as German leader this week, a diplomatically delicate trip as Germany and the European Union work on their strategy toward an increasingly assertive and authoritarian Beijing. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
            
              FILE -- Containers coming from China are piled in the harbor in Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is making his first visit to China as German leader this week, a diplomatically delicate trip as Germany and the European Union work on their strategy toward an increasingly assertive and authoritarian Beijing. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
            
              FILE -- Containers are photographed in the harbor in Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is making his first visit to China as German leader this week, a diplomatically delicate trip as Germany and the European Union work on their strategy toward an increasingly assertive and authoritarian Beijing. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
            
              FILE -- Containers are piled up in the harbor in Hamburg, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. Chancellor Olaf Scholz is making his first visit to China as German leader this week, a diplomatically delicate trip as Germany and the European Union work on their strategy toward an increasingly assertive and authoritarian Beijing. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
Germany’s Scholz makes difficult visit to assertive China