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Spy probe shakes up Brussels lobbying culture

1 month ago   |   By Politico

News of an investigation into a former senior EU diplomat suspected of spying for China is sending shockwaves through Brussels' closely interlinked circles of lobbyists, officials and politicians.
While no one has been charged in the probe in Germany and Belgium, officials and lobbyists in the EU capital are already discussing the potential impact of the bombshell revelation that an EU veteran employed by a lobbying firm could have been passing sensitive information to Beijing.
They expected the news to prompt the EU to tighten weak security protocols and improve its rulebook on retired...
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