Photo Gallery: Espionage Cases Weigh on German-Chinese Ties
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Photo Gallery: Espionage Cases Weigh on German-Chinese Ties

A Chapter from the Cold War Reopens Espionage Probe Casts Shadow on Ties with China

A new espionage case is putting pressure on ties between Germany and China. German prosecutors are investigating senior Chinese officials who they believe spied on Falun Gong supporters in Germany. The developments have seriously strained relations and brought back practices last used during the Cold War.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan