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Pressured by China, E.U. Softens Report on Covid-19 Disinformation?

Pressured by China

Pressured by China: European Union (E.U.) foreign policy chief Joseph Burrell has denied the allegation that his report about China was edited under Chinese pressure.

The European Union recently released a report stating that China did not give the right information about Coronavirus infection at the right time and has misled the world.

Pressured by China
Pressured by China

Now there are allegations that the E.U. had to edit this report under pressure from China. In this, questions were asked for about an hour from Borrell in the European Parliament.

There were reports that the original E.U. report was leaked, and it was published by a newspaper. Later, under pressure from China, China changed parts of the report and reduced criticism.

The New York Times says that E.U. officials, under pressure from Chinese diplomats, rewrote the entire report.

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Pressured by China
Pressured by China

However, Joseph Burrell denied these allegations. He said, “The original form of the report was changed because some of his colleagues wanted to avoid ‘any rift in words.’

Burrell said, “We made this decision because of any external or internal pressure and interference. We are not afraid to criticize China for misinformation, and all these things are in the report.”

It is said that one line of the report was changed like this – China has never blamed the infection and has been trying to improve its image internationally. “

Joseph Burrell admitted that Chinese diplomats had tried to pressurize the European Union when the report was leaked but made no changes.

China opposed the release of the report.

Pressured by China
Pressured by China

Since the onset of the spread of Coronavirus infection, there were demands in many ways that international investigators should know from China how this happened. 

But China has been opposed to any such investigation. China has been calling the demand for international and independent investigation ‘politically motivated.’

In the same sequence, China also opposed the release of the European Union report. However, the E.U. published the report despite Chinese opposition.

What does the E.U. report say?

Pressured by China
Pressured by China

The European Union report says that China continued to convey false information to the people even after realizing the grave danger to the health of the people.  China also did not give correct information about the corona infection to the European Union and its neighboring countries.

The report claimed that China is not ready to take the blame for spreading the infection.  China’s official media is censoring all reports and reports that say the outbreak of infection started in Wuhan.

The E.U. report says that China has been promoting reports that the Corona infection is related to the U.S. military.

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