Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo suggested China’s alliance with Russia would not last long: “Can this be a partnership in the next five years? I’d be very surprised if it were,” Photo: AFP
Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo suggested China’s alliance with Russia would not last long: “Can this be a partnership in the next five years? I’d be very surprised if it were,” Photo: AFP

Belgium prime minister cautions against treating China as if it is another Russia

  • ‘The last thing we should do is turn our backs to China the way we are turning our backs to Russia,’ Alexander De Croo says
  • Noting Beijing is ‘an important trading partner’, De Croo represents a widening schism between two factions on EU China policy

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo suggested China’s alliance with Russia would not last long: “Can this be a partnership in the next five years? I’d be very surprised if it were,” Photo: AFP
Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo suggested China’s alliance with Russia would not last long: “Can this be a partnership in the next five years? I’d be very surprised if it were,” Photo: AFP
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