Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly leading a push to begin trade talks with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) despite objections from backbench Tory MPs that Britain should not have closer economic ties with the allegedly genocidal regime in Beijing.
It has been revealed that during a meeting in Downing Street with Chinese business leaders, Mr Johnson expressed his desire to deepen economic ties with China despite “whatever the political difficulties” there may be.
The Prime Minister proudly told the Chinese businessmen that he is “fervently Sinophile”, at the February 12th meeting, The Guardian reported on Sunday.
A bipartisan group of campaigners, including Tory backbenchers, have been seeking to add a genocide amendment to the UK’s Trade Bill that would require a High Court review of trade deals with countries, like China, which have been accused of committing genocide.
However, Boris Johnson’s government has successfully blocked the introduction of the