Old acquaintances: Charles Michel with Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2016 when Michel was pirme minister of Belgium.
Charles Michel, president of the European Council, will meet the Chinese leader at a time of tension over European and US relations with Beijing.
Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev on a visit to Beijing in 2019. Now China and eastern Europe are going separate ways.
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After a decade of cooperation, central and eastern Europe increasingly sees China as a threat.
Friendlier times: Xi Jinping and Donald Trump in Beijing in 2017.
Why a new Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China of MPs from 11 countries is a step in the right direction.
EU-China dialogues: not as tense as you might think.
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Far from doing their job to promote EU values, research shows EU officials are complacent in their dealings with China.
The EU has declared China a ‘systemic rival’ – but this is shortsighted.