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EU Should Not Become a Cold War 'Grunt': Daily

MNI (Sydney)

The EU should increase dialogue with China to build trust and not become a "grunt" in a Cold War against China led by the U.S., said China Daily in an editorial. China's plans to pursue green development, upgrade consumption and further open up its market complement the EU's recovery plan, the Daily said, commenting after President Xi Jinping told Chancellor Angela Merkel to maintain EU "strategic independence." The EU has seemingly "jumped into bed" with the new U.S. administration by imposing unilateral sanctions on China for alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang, and calling off a meeting on the concluded investment treaty, the Daily said.

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