German Chancellor Angela Merkel is keen for the European Union to reach a landmark investment agreement with China this year. Photo: APGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is keen for the European Union to reach a landmark investment agreement with China this year. Photo: AP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is keen for the European Union to reach a landmark investment agreement with China this year. Photo: AP

EU not in mood to follow Donald Trump into China conflict over Hong Kong national security law

  • European foreign ministers will meet on Friday to try to hack out a common position after the law was approved by China’s National People’s Congress on Thursday
  • The US has threatened trade sanctions against China, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel has eyes on reaching an investment agreement with China later this year
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is keen for the European Union to reach a landmark investment agreement with China this year. Photo: APGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is keen for the European Union to reach a landmark investment agreement with China this year. Photo: AP
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is keen for the European Union to reach a landmark investment agreement with China this year. Photo: AP
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