Miejsce Chin w polityce bezpieczeństwa Unii Europejskiej
China and the security policy of the European Union
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The article seeks to present the EU policy towards China. In view of complexity of this topic, author focuses only on the one dimension, i. e. on security issues. The article falls into four main parts: Major factors of China being an important partner for the EU. Overview of the EU’s security policy. General characteristics of the relations between Beijing and Brussels. Security problems in the EU–China relations. The fourth part of the article deals with WMD proliferation, embargo on arms sales, conflict in Taiwan Strait, participation of Chinese forces in peacekeeping missions, regional security system in East Asia and technological cooperation. The conclusion highlights the main purposes of the EU in its China policy. According to the author the EU tries to engage China further in the process of solving global issues, and supports China transition into a responsible and trustworthy partner on the world stage.
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