Biden says Chinese president Xi Jinping ‘doesn’t have a democratic bone’ in his body : worldnews From “World News”

“He’s one of the guys like [Russian President Vladimir] Putin, who thinks that autocracy is the wave of the future [and that] democracy can’t function in an ever complex world,” he said.This reminds me of something the former Chancellor of Germany, Gerhard Schröder, said in an interview in 2004 (while he was still in office). When he was asked whether he though that Vladimir Putin was a flawless democrat, he answered, “Yes, I’m convinced that he is” and that “he will turn Russia into a proper democracy”.Within the last weeks in office, he signed the deal for the Nord Stream pipeline, which provides Russian gas directly to Germany. Days after Schröder left the office, the Russian state-owned gas giant Gazprom nominated him as Chairman of the shareholder committee of Nord Stream, which position he has held ever since. In 2017, he also became Chairman of the advisory board of Russia’s biggest oil company Rosneft.

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