Friday, September 17, 2010

Europe Remains Torn On Lifting China Arms Embargo

Europe remains divided on whether to lift an arms embargo clamped on China in 1989 following events in Tiananmen Square, EU foreign ministers said Sept. 11."We discussed delivering arms to China but did not advance at all towards a solution or joint position", French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said at the close of two days of informal talks with his 26 EU counterparts."France has long been favorable" to ending the embargo, he said. "But we need a joint stand."

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