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12th Aug 2022

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Sweden: UK cannot get special deal on EU workers

Swedish PM Loefven has told Reuters that the UK cannot forbid EU workers but still get single market access. "You cannot have free movement of goods and services and capital and not people … The Union doesn't work like that and there will be differences if they are not members”, he said. British PM Theresa May will hold talks on Brexit with EU Council president Donald Tusk in London Thursday.

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Sweden to extradite man wanted by Turkey

The Swedish government has agreed to extradite a Turkish citizen with Kurdish roots wanted for credit card fraud to Turkey, amid the backdrop of Turkey's Nato threat.

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EU must beware Beijing's new charm offensive

The EU needs to be clear eyed about China's new diplomatic charm offensive, as it's more likely driven by short-term necessity than any fundamental policy re-assessment.

Estonia and Latvia sever China club ties

Beijing's club was meant to forge stronger European relations. Lithuania left it last year. Now Estonia and Latvia have also decided to walk over Chinese bullying.

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