World View: EU and China must counter US reassertion of primacy

Li Keqiang’s meeting with EU officials is step towards balanced, mature relations

“China is, simultaneously, in different policy areas, a co-operation partner with whom the EU has closely aligned objectives, a negotiating partner with whom the EU needs to find a balance of interests, an economic competitor in the pursuit of technological leadership, and a systemic rival promoting alternative models of governance.”

This sophisticated description of the European Union’s relations with China comes from a European Commission paper published last month. EU-China: A...
source: Irish Times

2019-04-13 18:40
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