Indo-Pacific Strategy Gets “Thumbs-Up”

Butikofer welcomes indo-pacific strategy

The EU´s new Indo-Pacific strategy has been welcomed by senior MEP Reinhard Bütikofer, foreign policy coordinator of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament. He says: “The EU´s new Indo-Pacific strategy that was published today contains but one surprise. Mostly, the new document is following closely in the footsteps of the Council Conclusions of 19 April 2021….

S&D Group Insist China Must Make Progress with Human Rights

China Human Rights

The S&D group has backed a European Parliament resolution on the EU-China strategy but insisted that the China must first make progress to protect human rights. For the S&Ds the consideration and ratification process for the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) cannot start until the Chinese sanctions against MEPs and EU institutions have been…