Peter Mandelson at the Labour Party conference in England on Monday. He told This Week in Asia in Singapore on Thursday that Britain needed a less confrontational approach to China. Photo: AFP
Peter Mandelson at the Labour Party conference in England on Monday. He told This Week in Asia in Singapore on Thursday that Britain needed a less confrontational approach to China. Photo: AFP
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UK’s Truss needs ‘more realistic’ China approach during ‘hyper’ tense time says Mandelson, adviser to ex-PM Tony Blair

  • Peter Mandelson, a leading figure during Tony Blair’s premiership, said ‘we need to allow steam out of increasingly confrontational situation’
  • New PM Liz Truss is known for her harsh China rhetoric, but Mandelson said Britain was out of step with the rest of Europe

Peter Mandelson at the Labour Party conference in England on Monday. He told This Week in Asia in Singapore on Thursday that Britain needed a less confrontational approach to China. Photo: AFP
Peter Mandelson at the Labour Party conference in England on Monday. He told This Week in Asia in Singapore on Thursday that Britain needed a less confrontational approach to China. Photo: AFP
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