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China’s EU ambassador warns against agreement with Taiwan

China’s Ambassador to the EU, Fu Cong, warned Brussels against signing a bilateral investment treaty with Taiwan. This would “fundamentally change” EU-China relations and “shake the foundations”. This step will be taken very seriously if it comes to that, Fu said at an event of the European Policy Centre. Fu also criticized visits to Taiwan by EU MPs “and also high-ranking officials from the EU institutions”. So far, several delegations from the European Parliament visited Taipei. However, high-ranking officials from the EU Commission or the European External Action Service (EEAS) have not officially visited Taiwan so far.

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