The Xinjiang sanctions were the first the EU has imposed on China since the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989. Photo: Reuters The Xinjiang sanctions were the first the EU has imposed on China since the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989. Photo: Reuters
The Xinjiang sanctions were the first the EU has imposed on China since the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989. Photo: Reuters

China-EU relations: why Beijing may not want to let Xinjiang sanctions undermine investment deal

  • A Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman warned that Brussels cannot talk about cooperation on one hand and harm China with the other
  • But diplomatic observers believe that it does not want to let the first EU sanctions on China since the Tiananmen crackdown ruin its trade relationship

Topic |   China-EU relations
The Xinjiang sanctions were the first the EU has imposed on China since the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989. Photo: Reuters The Xinjiang sanctions were the first the EU has imposed on China since the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989. Photo: Reuters
The Xinjiang sanctions were the first the EU has imposed on China since the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989. Photo: Reuters
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