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EU split on Taiwan question as it fears fraying China ties

27-nation bloc must determine whether China is more of a partner or rival

Whether the European Union will begin making preparations for a bilateral investment agreement with Taiwan appears to depend on how the EU Commission assesses the bloc's relationship with China. (Nikkei montage/AP/Reuters)

TAIPEI -- A China backlash appears to be taking shape in the European Union, where this month the foreign affairs committee of parliament issued a report calling on the 27-nation bloc to begin preparing a bilateral investment agreement (BIA) with Taiwan.

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