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China rejects reports of hitch in investment pact talks with EU By Reuters

China rejects reports of hitch in investment pact talks with EU By Reuters
China rejects reports of hitch in investment pact talks with EU

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin speaks during a news conference in Beijing BERLIN/BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese foreign ministry on Thursday denied that talks on an investment pact between the European Union and China had run into complications due to Chinese demands on nuclear power investment."As I understand, talks are goings smoothly," Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told a news briefing on Thursday.Wang, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, vehemently denied that there is forced labour in China.Negotiations have stalled at the last stretch because China is raising additional demands on nuclear energy, German magazine WirtschaftsWoche reported on Wednesday.

"The news about talks being stuck because China has put up more requests about nuclear energy is fake," Wang said.He did not deny or confirm that China had made fresh demands on nuclear energy investment.

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