The 16+1 partnership between Eastern European countries and China became the 17+1 on Friday after Greece joined.
China attracts Eastern European countries with the promise of financing much needed infrastructure investments. The EU needs to find a common response. Nowhere else …
There are compelling reasons for the EU to use the OSCE to engage China on security issues of joint concern.
The “One Belt, One Road” project is about more than securing China’s economic future: it is a serious attempt on the part of Beijing to introduce a new form of diplomacy.