Ursula von der Leyen, president-elect of the European Commission, speaks at a press conference in Brussels on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

Incoming EU chief Ursula von der Leyen vows to ‘define’ relations with increasingly assertive China

  • Debut media conference comes amid backdrop of calls for a tougher stance on China, with Hong Kong protests driving much of the conversation
  • Sweden, an EU member with strained Beijing relations, is expected to unveil a strategic China paper within days
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Ursula von der Leyen, president-elect of the European Commission, speaks at a press conference in Brussels on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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