Letzte Aktualisierung: April 1, 2021
EU-China relations: at rock bottom
Beijing no longer sounds quite as hostile as it did last week. The mutual sanctions are to be understood "rather symbolically" as the measures of both sides "were not aimed at economic and trade cooperation", writes China's official news agency Xinhua. It remains to be hoped "that no faction crosses this subtle line amid the fierce ideological competition, so that the conflict does not escalate in the economic sphere".