European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell discussed a new EU sanctions programme on Monday, but declined to say whether it would be used against any Chinese officials. Photo: AP European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell discussed a new EU sanctions programme on Monday, but declined to say whether it would be used against any Chinese officials. Photo: AP
European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell discussed a new EU sanctions programme on Monday, but declined to say whether it would be used against any Chinese officials. Photo: AP
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EU and Britain decline, for now, to sanction Chinese officials involved in Hong Kong and Xinjiang actions

  • European Union introduces a human rights sanctions programme, but foreign policy head avoids saying if it will be used against Beijing officials
  • British minister for Asia, during parliament discussion of Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong’s imprisonment, says only that evidence is being collected

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European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell discussed a new EU sanctions programme on Monday, but declined to say whether it would be used against any Chinese officials. Photo: AP European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell discussed a new EU sanctions programme on Monday, but declined to say whether it would be used against any Chinese officials. Photo: AP
European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell discussed a new EU sanctions programme on Monday, but declined to say whether it would be used against any Chinese officials. Photo: AP
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