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EU sees no China free-trade talks

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said Monday that he sees "no perspective in the short term" for EU-China talks on a free trade agreement. At an EU-China summit in Beijing, he said that "if China wishes to open up it can do so." Juncker, with European Council president Donald Tusk, met Chinese prime minister Li Keqiang. They said they hope to conclude soon a bilateral investment agreement.

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Germany rejects visa ban for Russian tourists

German chancellor Olaf Scholz said a total ban on tourist visas will not be supported by Berlin — adding that many refugees do not agree with the Russian regime.

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