Athens blocks EU statement on China amid growing economic ties

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: China, European Union
Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos
Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos

Athens has blocked a European Union statement at the United Nations that aimed to strongly criticise China’s human rights record.

The European Union tables such a statement at the United Nations three times a year in an effort to promote free speech and confront Beijing's crackdown on activists and dissidents.

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