Europe wakes: why Beijing is on a mission to quell Brussels’ fears about China

//Europe wakes: why Beijing is on a mission to quell Brussels’ fears about China

Europe wakes: why Beijing is on a mission to quell Brussels’ fears about China

When Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in Europe on Thursday, China will have already sent one big signal that it is trying to improve ties with the 28-member European Union. In a reversal of last year’s arrangement, Beijing has scheduled the EU-China Summit before another top-level meeting between China and 16 countries in eastern and central Europe, a gathering known as the 16+1. Observers and diplomatic sources say the gesture indicates that Beijing is aware of EU unease about China’s…

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