Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok welcomes his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at Duivenvoorde Castle in Voorschoten, the Netherlands, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok welcomes his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at Duivenvoorde Castle in Voorschoten, the Netherlands, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok welcomes his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at Duivenvoorde Castle in Voorschoten, the Netherlands, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok raises Hong Kong and human rights concerns with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi

  • Arrests of journalists and lawmakers in city, delay of Legco elections and new national security law all ‘extremely worrying developments’, Blok says
  • Minister also spoke about treatment of Uygurs in Xinjiang during meeting with Wang, who is on five-nation tour of Europe

Topic |   China-EU relations
Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok welcomes his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at Duivenvoorde Castle in Voorschoten, the Netherlands, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok welcomes his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at Duivenvoorde Castle in Voorschoten, the Netherlands, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok welcomes his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at Duivenvoorde Castle in Voorschoten, the Netherlands, on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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