Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his EU counterpart Federica Mogherini in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his EU counterpart Federica Mogherini in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

China rejects EU support for ‘universal’ human rights, saying ‘satisfaction of people’ is most important measure

  • Differing accounts of meeting reveal gulf as Brussels stresses belief in ‘indivisibility of human rights’ and Beijing cites ‘different approaches’ to the matter
  • Hours after Wang Yi and Federica Mogherini meet, China reacts angrily to award of Sakharov prize to jailed Uygur activist Ilham Tohti

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his EU counterpart Federica Mogherini in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his EU counterpart Federica Mogherini in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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