An unofficial Chinese delegation to Europe in November included discussions with sanctioned German think tank the Mercator Institute. Shutterstock
An unofficial Chinese delegation to Europe in November included discussions with sanctioned German think tank the Mercator Institute. Shutterstock

China’s olive branch to sanctioned German think tank ‘poorly timed’

  • Former ambassador among Chinese delegation which met Berlin-based Merics just as EU agreed to extend sanctions against Beijing
  • The unofficial visit is understood to have included discussions about walking back Beijing’s sanctioning of the think tank

Topic |   China-EU investment deal
An unofficial Chinese delegation to Europe in November included discussions with sanctioned German think tank the Mercator Institute. Shutterstock
An unofficial Chinese delegation to Europe in November included discussions with sanctioned German think tank the Mercator Institute. Shutterstock
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