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Is China the EU’s ‘Dear Friend’ or ‘Strategic Rival’ on Human Rights?

Expand European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, right, shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Friday, June 1, 2018.  © 2018 AP Photo/Virginia Mayo This week the European Union began a series of high-level discussions with and about China on a range of issues. But these talks got off on the wrong foot when the EU’s high representative, Federica Mogherini, soft-pedalled EU concerns over China’s abysmal human rights record at an opening press conference. Just last week, a number of human rights organizations cautioned…

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