Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to make Italy the first stop on his European visit. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to make Italy the first stop on his European visit. Photo: Xinhua

‘Damage control’ at heart of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s mission to Europe

  • Leading diplomat’s five-nation tour expected to focus on 5G and Huawei as more countries ban Chinese technology giant
  • Beijing’s hard line on Hong Kong and its handling of the coronavirus pandemic have also drawn European criticism

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to make Italy the first stop on his European visit. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to make Italy the first stop on his European visit. Photo: Xinhua
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