China-EU relations: Europeans seek face time with President Xi Jinping to help soothe ailing ties

Published Oct 02 2021 at 2:30 PM GMT
  • The European Union has pushed for a call with Chinese President Xi Jinping to ease the tension in their relationship, according to European diplomats.
  • It could happen as early as this month, with Xi expected to speak to European Council President Charles Michel, according to an EU official who declined to be named.
  • Talks with Beijing may follow discussions between the 27 EU member state leaders on China issues next week in Slovenia, which will be used to assess the state of the EU-China….



  • Published Oct 2, 2021 2:30 PM GMT