Asia-Europe | Leaders of Asia and Europe sit down for talks, not sanctions

Leaders of Asia and Europe sit down for talks, not sanctions

The 12th ASEM summit came at a crucial time with a divided EU assessing how to respond to China's worrying technological transfer policy and the Belt and Road Initiative

October 23, 2018 1:30 PM (UTC+8)
Asian and European leaders gather at the ASEM 12 summit last week with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center in purple,  for a group photo in Brussels on October 19, 2018. Photo: Alexey Vitvitsky / Sputnik / AFP
Asian and European leaders gather at the ASEM 12 summit last week with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center in purple, for a group photo in Brussels on October 19, 2018. Photo: Alexey Vitvitsky / Sputnik / AFP