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A balanced position

Nov 03, 2020 - South China Morning Post

When it comes to ­geography, Portugal is the EU member state physically closest to the United States. In diplomatic terms, ­however, the small Atlantic nation is the subject of an energetic ­economic courtship by Beijing, and Washington is not happy with Lisbon's wandering eye.

With the US and China making open, strident attacks on each others' policies, from trade to ­human rights, Washington's ­ambassador to Portugal, George Glass, told local newspaper ­Expresso last month t...