Tuesday, 2 June 2020

China's mask diplomacy won't work in the Czech Republic

Foreign Policy |
22 May 2020

As China wages a public relations offensive during the coronavirus pandemic, the Czech Republic is getting special attention. Facing pushback from the Czech political establishment, which has sought to disrupt efforts to deepen ties with China, Beijing is keen to use the global crisis to claw back its influence—beginning with so-called mask diplomacy.