"Brexitbollen has been submitted to at least 12 april. Then do the EUROPEAN leaders in place ready to discuss the next hot potato at the EU summit in Brussels: the relations to China."
"China would actually have been the subject of a great middagsdebatt yesterday evening. The discussion on the extended utträdesförhandlingstid for the Uk, however, all the time, which makes China-the talk was moved to today."
"What is now to be discussed is a broad sweep of everything from the practical economic issues to security policy. It is, for example, if the turmoil of the chinese telekomjätten Huawei, but also on the wishes of the joint efforts to reform the WTO."
"the EUROPEAN commission has developed a tiopunktsstrategi as EU foreign ministers discussed on Monday."
"– and I think it contains the most important elements. It is a more framåtlutat and the assertive China we have to relate to in the day. At the same time they (China) also understand that security issues are becoming more acute for us, said Sweden's Margot Wallström (S) afterwards."
"– There are a lot where we need to cooperate, not least on climate change, agenda 2030, defend multilateralism in trade and all that. But we are also pointing out that when it comes to the defence of human rights, we are critical and will continue to be critical."
"China-the discussion today is then followed up by a summit held on 9 april, when EUROPEAN commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and the minister president of the council Donald Tusk receives the prime minister of China Li Keqiang in Brussels. Already on Tuesday, in addition Juncker take part in a minitoppmöte with the president of the French republic Emmanuel Macron, Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel and China's president Xi Jinping in Paris."
"in Addition to China, EU leaders today also talk about economic issues in general, climate change and the fight against misinformation and false news. This morning, in addition, Norway's prime minister Erna Solberg, Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Liechtenstein Adrian Hasler to be on a corner to commemorate the functioning of the EEA agreement 25-year anniversary."
"the EUROPEAN commission last week presented a proposal for a tiopunktsstrategi in contacts with China. The commission now wants to have a go-ahead from the EU's heads of state and government to:"
"Source: EUROPEAN commission"