Expert: Chinese threats against Swedish government a new move in a longer campaign

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The Chinese ambassador's threats of consequences against Sweden are something new in relations between the two countries says Björn Jerdén, head of the Asian programme at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs.

Björn Jerdén, Head of the Asian Programme at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, says that although China has aimed strong criticism against Swedish human rights organisations and activists in the past, the latest threats from the Chinese ambassador are something new.