A person has a Covid-19 test taken in Beijing in April. China is drifting apart from the rest of the world due to its hardline pandemic restrictions, European ambassadors say. Photo: AFP
A person has a Covid-19 test taken in Beijing in April. China is drifting apart from the rest of the world due to its hardline pandemic restrictions, European ambassadors say. Photo: AFP
Diplomacy

European nations tell China ‘self-isolation’ is stoking ‘mistrust’ in plea for easing of Covid-19 curbs

  • European ambassadors from Switzerland, France, Norway, Italy and Croatia have appealed to Beijing to relax rules that prevent face-to-face meetings
  • China’s lockdowns and on-off economy are causing company losses and creating misunderstandings in the business community and diplomatically

A person has a Covid-19 test taken in Beijing in April. China is drifting apart from the rest of the world due to its hardline pandemic restrictions, European ambassadors say. Photo: AFP
A person has a Covid-19 test taken in Beijing in April. China is drifting apart from the rest of the world due to its hardline pandemic restrictions, European ambassadors say. Photo: AFP
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