“The situation in Hong Kong is followed closely by parliamentarians,” said Bernd Lange, chair of the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee, which will review the EU-China investment deal reached last week. Photo: EPA-EFE
“The situation in Hong Kong is followed closely by parliamentarians,” said Bernd Lange, chair of the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee, which will review the EU-China investment deal reached last week. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong arrests threaten passage of EU-China investment deal, European Parliament members say

  • European Commission still keen to get the deal done, saying ‘engagement’ with China on other issues remains crucial
  • ‘No one should make the mistake of assuming there are built-in majorities for any deal’, says Bernd Lange, head of the parliament’s trade committee

“The situation in Hong Kong is followed closely by parliamentarians,” said Bernd Lange, chair of the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee, which will review the EU-China investment deal reached last week. Photo: EPA-EFE
“The situation in Hong Kong is followed closely by parliamentarians,” said Bernd Lange, chair of the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee, which will review the EU-China investment deal reached last week. Photo: EPA-EFE
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