A raft of commercial deals between Beijing and Paris reflects China’s effort to build trust with France, Mathieu Duchatel writes. Photo: EPA-EFE
Mathieu Duchatel
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Mathieu Duchatel

Europe-China political unity still far off despite Xi Jinping’s nimble diplomacy on tour

  • Mathieu Duchatel writes that Chinese diplomacy worked in Rome with a divided Italy and in Paris with a Franco-German-EU coalition, but the problem of a lack of a political engine for Europe-China cooperation remained unsolved

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A raft of commercial deals between Beijing and Paris reflects China’s effort to build trust with France, Mathieu Duchatel writes. Photo: EPA-EFE
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