US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager (centre) join other American and European officials before a dinner at the Trade and Technology Council summit in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager (centre) join other American and European officials before a dinner at the Trade and Technology Council summit in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

EU-US trade and tech negotiators meet in Paris to tighten screws on autocrats, including China and Russia

  • Allusions to China peppered throughout a joint statement seen by the Post, including the group’s efforts to help ‘eradicate forced labour’
  • Technology is being used to ‘perpetrate human rights violations and abuses, engage in forms of repression and undermine the security of other nations’, they say

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager (centre) join other American and European officials before a dinner at the Trade and Technology Council summit in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager (centre) join other American and European officials before a dinner at the Trade and Technology Council summit in Paris on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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