The relationship between Beijing and London is expected to deteriorate further as Britain carries out military and economic actions that frustrate Beijing’s ambitions. HMS Queen Elizabeth entered the disputed South China Sea for the first time, and the British government was reportedly exploring ways to remove China’s state-owned nuclear energy company from power projects. London and Beijing have been at odds in recent months over issues including Hong Kong’s national security law and alleged human rights abuses against China’s Uygur Muslims.
Source: South China Morning Post
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