Top EU diplomats step up criticism of China’s crackdown on Hong Kong

//Top EU diplomats step up criticism of China’s crackdown on Hong Kong

Top EU diplomats step up criticism of China’s crackdown on Hong Kong

The European Union escalated its criticism of Beijing’s political crackdown on Hong Kong on Monday, but stopped short of rolling out major sanctions on the city’s officials for the continued squeeze on opposition figures.Hong Kong was high on the agenda of the meeting of the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council, comprising the bloc’s 27 foreign ministers and senior EU officials, with Brussels’ top diplomat, Josep Borrell, referring a situation in the city that “keeps deteriorating”.At a press…

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