Washington’s ambassador to Portugal said last month that the time had come for Lisbon to “choose between its friends and allies, and China”. Illustration: Henry Wong Washington’s ambassador to Portugal said last month that the time had come for Lisbon to “choose between its friends and allies, and China”. Illustration: Henry Wong
Washington’s ambassador to Portugal said last month that the time had come for Lisbon to “choose between its friends and allies, and China”. Illustration: Henry Wong

China-US tension: Portugal feels Washington’s ire as Beijing comes wooing with an eye on strategic Azores

  • The Pentagon cut spending in Portugal as China stepped up with keen interest and investment
  • Former ambassador points to China-Portugal relationship going back hundreds of years but US says modern China seeks ‘malign influence’

Topic |   China-EU relations
Washington’s ambassador to Portugal said last month that the time had come for Lisbon to “choose between its friends and allies, and China”. Illustration: Henry Wong Washington’s ambassador to Portugal said last month that the time had come for Lisbon to “choose between its friends and allies, and China”. Illustration: Henry Wong
Washington’s ambassador to Portugal said last month that the time had come for Lisbon to “choose between its friends and allies, and China”. Illustration: Henry Wong
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