Budapest-based research institute suspected of spying for China

Euractiv | Nov 25, 2021 at 8:05 AM
  • CEE-China Institute, a research institute based in Budapest, is suspected of spying on the Central and Eastern European region.
  • Karásková emphasises that the institute aims to create relations with researchers and institutions in the 16+1 region.
  • Moreover, such a cooperation between CEEs researchers and Chinese institutions could pose a security risk, as for China it is an easy way to get valuable information and improve its image in the CEE region.