European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen dismissed worries that any investigation would weaken ties with China. Photo: dpa

Coronavirus: European Union ratchets up pressure on China with call to cooperate with inquiry

  • European Commission president says knowing facts around origins of Covid-19 pandemic is crucial to develop early warning system
  • China’s attempted propaganda efforts said to have prompted Europe’s tougher stance
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen dismissed worries that any investigation would weaken ties with China. Photo: dpa
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