This time by selling the Chinese 130 Airbus aircraft for $17 billion.
And two pandas were also included to sweeten the deal. For Germany, I mean.
“Generally speaking, … in all our meetings with Chinese officials, human rights, rule of law and democracy issues play a role but I won’t go into specifics here.”
China’s communist authorities have launched a crackdown on elements of the country’s burgeoning civil society, jailing dozens of activists.