Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov greets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang with a bear hug as they attend the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

At Brussels summit, EU embraces China and other Asian powers, in the face of Trump’s protectionism

  • EU states are being joined at the summit by more than 20 Asian leaders, including Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, as they hammer out a joint defence of free trade
  • The meeting comes amid bitter disputes with Washington over Donald Trump’s protectionist policies
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov greets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang with a bear hug as they attend the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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