Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the EU should address its concerns with China but not isolate countries that do not live up to European standards. Photo: dpa
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the EU should address its concerns with China but not isolate countries that do not live up to European standards. Photo: dpa

Isolating China will not help Hong Kong or Uygurs, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says

  • The Netherlands is among EU nations most closely intertwined with Chinese production chains
  • China has been accused of running a forced labour programme in Xinjiang targeting minority Uygurs and crackdowns in Hong Kong

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the EU should address its concerns with China but not isolate countries that do not live up to European standards. Photo: dpa
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the EU should address its concerns with China but not isolate countries that do not live up to European standards. Photo: dpa
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