EU toned down report on Chinese disinformation after Beijing threatened ‘repercussions’, diplomatic sources say

EU toned down report on Chinese disinformation after Beijing threatened ‘repercussions’, diplomatic sources say

The European Union censored part of a report about Chinese state-backed disinformation because it feared Beijing would retaliate by withholding medical supplies, diplomatic sources have saidThe initial version of the report, seen by the South China Morning Post, described China as running a “global disinformation campaign” to deflect blame for the coronavirus outbreak using “both overt and covert tactics”.But the Post has learnt that this section was removed after Beijing intervened and warned…


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