Chinese investment in UK welcome despite tensions, overtures won’t be ‘pitchforked away’, Johnson says

//Chinese investment in UK welcome despite tensions, overtures won’t be ‘pitchforked away’, Johnson says

Chinese investment in UK welcome despite tensions, overtures won’t be ‘pitchforked away’, Johnson says

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he is not about to “pitchfork away” offers of Chinese investment despite the concerns of some of his own lawmakers. Decisions to bar Chinese companies from Britain’s fifth-generation communication networks and nuclear power, and condemnation of China’s human-rights record have soured relations with Beijing over the last few years, but Johnson maintains he is pro-China. “I am no Sinophobe – very far from it,” Johnson said in an interview with Bloomberg…

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