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Katja Drinhausen on China's approach to multilateralism: "There is a clear turn away from universal values"

MERICS analyst Katja Drinhausen explains China's approach to multilateralism. She argues why China promotes "common" instead of universal values, why it will not embrace concepts of  liberalism and why Beijing's actions in Hong Kong are an example of its disregard for international commitments.  

For more on the topic, read the chapter on "Advancing liberal multilateralism" in our report on EU-China relations.