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Merkel open to EU veto power on China investments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that she was considering how to protect "strategic" EU industries from Chinese investment, drawing closer to the position of French President Emmanuel Macron. "Europe must work hard to defend its influence and above all to speak with one voice to China," Merkel told business weekly WirtschaftsWoche. "Seen from Beijing, Europe is more like an Asian peninsula.
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