• Tudor CHERHAȚ




China; diplomație economică; Europa Centrală și de Est; Inițiativa „17 1”; flancul estic al NATO.


Această lucrare susține că Republica Populară Chineză a aplicat o formă de diplomație economică în Europa Centrală și de Est, pentru a-și extinde influența politică regională. Folosind Inițiativa „17+1”, China a încercat să ofere privilegii financiare statelor membre pentru ca acestea să devină ulterior dependente de viziunile politico-economice ale Beijingului. În pofida îngrijorării Uniunii Europene, rezultatele proiectului nu au fost cele așteptate, existând mari îndoieli cu privire la viitorul Inițiativei. Acestea au fost confirmate de poziția NATO, care a considerat că demersurile chineze nu reprezintă o problemă de securitate pentru flancul estic al Alianței.


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