The European press returns this Monday, December 9th on this new day of mobilization in Hong Kong, Sunday. El Pais is one of them, as is Le Temps. The Swiss daily gives a tribune to Michelle Bachelet. The former President of Chile, now United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, calls on the Hong Kong authorities to open the door to dialogue. A fear: to see peoples treated as enemies become so.
The New York Times , meanwhile, went to meet protesters Hong Kong exiled in Taiwan, who are often threatened by legal proceedings. Their concern: do not have a fair trial. Around 200 have used a network of smugglers to reach the island.
Kommersant looks at the summit between Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany in Paris. The Russian daily is optimistic and evokes "the peak of the year". Kommersant recalls that the Minsk agreements are already in force and that this summit will only serve to determine the timetable.
Even Ukrainian optimism: Golos Oukraïni hopes to see Emmanuel Macron favor the Ukrainian position.
Foreign Policy , finally, analyzes the role of Russia. For the US magazine, the Russian position is simple: to gain influence in the region. The objective of the Kremlin is to frame a legal autonomy of Donbass to stop the rapprochement of Kiev with Europe.
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