<p>Hugo Swire said that although Britain’s relations with China had warmed and it was keen to attract Chinese investment, this did not mean ‘we suspend our critical faculties’ over Beijing’s human rights abuses or its assertive pursuit of territory in the South China Sea</p>

Britain to stand by outcome of South China Sea international arbitration ruling, regardless of result, even as it woos Beijing’s investment

Hugo Swire said that although Britain’s relations with China had warmed and it was keen to attract Chinese investment, this did not mean ‘we suspend our critical faculties’ over Beijing’s human rights abuses or its assertive pursuit of territory in the South China Sea

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<p>Hugo Swire said that although Britain’s relations with China had warmed and it was keen to attract Chinese investment, this did not mean ‘we suspend our critical faculties’ over Beijing’s human rights abuses or its assertive pursuit of territory in the South China Sea</p>
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