European Council President Charles Michel recorded a message to the event in Shanghai but it was not aired. Photo: Reuters
European Council President Charles Michel recorded a message to the event in Shanghai but it was not aired. Photo: Reuters
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Ukraine war: Chinese trade expo pulls video address by EU Council president urging Beijing to help end Russia’s invasion

  • Charles Michel’s office confirms the event in Shanghai did not air a pre-recorded message in which he also expressed concern about trade dependency on China
  • One European diplomat said the incident had added to ‘our frustration when it comes to censorship of the European discourse in China’

European Council President Charles Michel recorded a message to the event in Shanghai but it was not aired. Photo: Reuters
European Council President Charles Michel recorded a message to the event in Shanghai but it was not aired. Photo: Reuters
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