In just a few weeks’ time, Covid permitting, the Winter Olympics will open in Beijing. A celebration of sporting exploits it may well be, but the event will also be taking place amid a charged political atmosphere. Lithuania was the first EU member state to join the US, UK and Australia in declaring it would stage a diplomatic boycott of the Games, citing human rights concerns in China. The EU’s overall relationship with China is the subject of this debate between two MEPs.
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