Josep Borrell of Spain is the European Union’s chief diplomat. Photo: AFP
Josep Borrell of Spain is the European Union’s chief diplomat. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: EU rebuffed Beijing’s attempt to water down report critical of China, diplomat says

  • Josep Borrell admits Chinese pressure over a report criticising the country’s role in promoting disinformation about the pandemic, but says it was unsuccessful
  • Several members of the European Parliament say answers from the bloc’s top diplomat fail to address their concerns

Josep Borrell of Spain is the European Union’s chief diplomat. Photo: AFP
Josep Borrell of Spain is the European Union’s chief diplomat. Photo: AFP
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