Неменяющаяся внешняя политика Германии

МЮНХЕН – Прошло более десяти недель после всеобщих выборов, а Германия продолжает жить без нового правительства. Но, несмотря на то, что коалиционные переговоры после выборов были необычно продолжительны, между сторонами нет разногласия во мнении о внешней политике и безопасности.

Действительно, когда, 27 ноября, Христианско-демократический союз и Социал-демократическая партия (СДПГ) канцлера Ангелы Меркель наконец представили своё коалиционное соглашение, рабочая группа по внешней политике и безопасности уже завершила свою работу две недели до этого. Исключая некоторые поправки, которые обычно имеют больший резонанс в самой Германии, нежели чем у европейских и международных партнерах (например, требования к правительству о более прозрачном отношении к экспорту оружия в автократические страны), непрерывность и осторожность останется лозунгом германской внешней политики и политики безопасности.

Наблюдатели могут не согласиться, предоставляет ли позиция немецких лидеров желанный сигнал надежности или отражает плачевное отсутствие дипломатических амбиций. Те, кто надеется на более активное германское руководство, могут быть разочарованы новой властью.

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