lørdag 24. oktober 2015

Xi Jinping urges Britain to stay in EU as ballast to US market dominance

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told Britain he backs a strong and united European Union in his biggest public intervention on the subject to date. It comes ahead of a referendum on Britain’s continued membership of the bloc. On the final day of Xi’s UK state tour, China’s Foreign Ministry released a statement expressing the nation’s interest in building stronger economic ties with a unified EU. The statement comes as nearly £40 billion (US$61.4 billion) worth of trade deals are announced between Britain and China as part of a new economic relationship. Read more