Saturday, 12 October 2019

Beijing ends agreement with Prague - but can spat harm Czech capital?

Radio Prague |
11 October 2019

A simmering row between Prague and Beijing has finally come to a head. After the former announced a decision to terminate a sister city agreement with the Chinese capital, the country's embassy said late on Wednesday night that it had abrogated the document itself. But can the dispute actually harm Prague? Leading Czech sinologist Professor Olga Lomová says the Czech capital need not have anything to fear from the Beijing leadership.