How will the election results in Germany impact the SinoGerman relationship?
This is a crucial year for the EU with two founding nations, France and the Netherlands, having held elections and a third, Germany, scheduled to follow suit this month. The Dutch and French elections were nail-biting with public support for populist farright parties rising in the two countries. Since there would have been great uncertainty for the EU had France’s National Front leader Marine Le Pen or the Netherlands’ Freedom Party chief Geert Wilders won, the two elections were viewed as vital events that could derail the EU.
Now federal elections will be held in Germany on September 24 to elect members of the Bundestag, the German parliament, and a new chancellor to form a new government. As