23 Sep: European Parliament solidarity with Taiwan. 

Editor’s Blog: Produced in collaboration with the EU Buzz team. 

The European Parliament committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) has issued a report making recommendations to the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on EU-Taiwan political relations and cooperation. The strong words contained within the report are unlikely to be appreciated by the Chinese Embassy in Brussels, nor by Beijing. 

The report states that “The EU and Taiwan are like-minded partners that share common values of freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law”, and goes on to highlight that, …