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القوة المالية الجديدة  لألمانيا

برلين- فى الاسبوع الماضى، قطع وزير الخارجية الالمانى سيجمار جابرييل عطلته فى بحر الشمال للرد على سجن تركيا للناشط الالمانى لحقوق الانسان. وحذر غابرييل السياح الألمان من مخاطر زيارة تركيا، ونصح الشركات الألمانية بالتفكير مرتين قبل الاستثمار في بلد يتزايد فيه التشكيك في التزام السلطات بسيادة القانون.

وهذا يشكل سياسة ألمانية جديدة تجاه تركيا، ويؤكد كذلك وضع ألمانيا كقوة اقتصادية كبيرة. لقد أرسل إعلان غابرييل صدمة في أوساط  الحكومة التركية، لأنه أشار إلى رد الرئيس الروسي فلاديمير بوتين على إسقاط تركيا لطائرة حربية روسية في عام 2015. وفرضت روسيا عقوبات  على اقتصاد تركيا أدت إلى ضياع15 مليار دولار، وأجبرت في النهاية الرئيس التركي رجب طيب أردوغان على تقديم اعتذار صارخ.

رد بوتين العدواني لم يكن مفاجئا. وعلى النقيض من ذلك، فإن قرار ألمانيا بالاستجابة بطريقة مماثلة يعكس انقطاعا عن أسلوبها الدبلوماسي اللبق عموما.

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