China-Taiwan Tensions: Macron’s Analysis Criticized

On his return to France after a trip to China, the French president called on Europe not to be a follower of the United States. According to expert Antoine Pontas, “Total analytical error”.

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ATChina trained on Monday to “shut down” Taiwan on the third day of military drills, said expert Antoine Pontas, a researcher at the Foundation for Strategic Studies, who criticized Emmanuel Macron’s analysis. In an interview conducted before the maneuvers and published on Sunday, the French president underlined “not to enter into deterrence-deterrence logic”. He declared to our French colleagues that Europe should not be a follower of the US or China in Taiwan. Echoes. “The question is not whether we are followers, no one in France is following the United States, but to define our interests. Saying that we do not have them like the United States does not define them,” says Antoine Pontas.

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