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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

EU to press China on rights

AFP: STRASBOURG - Mr De Gucht said the EU wants to take a 'forward-looking' approach and 'act as partners' with China on global challenges such as climate change, international stability and the need to maintain open markets and equal access to raw materials. But he made clear that human rights would also be addressed again with the communist-ruled country. 'There is a strong international expectation that China should live up to internationally-recognised standards in all fields of human rights,' Mr De Gucht said. Read more...

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