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EU parliament suspends MEP’s aide accused of spying for China

EU parliament suspends MEP's aide arrested on China espionage charge
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The EU parliament on Tuesday announced it had suspended “with immediate effect” a German far-right MEP’s assistant who was arrested for allegedly spying for China.

Following the arrest in Germany on Monday of the suspect, Jian Guo, “and given the seriousness of the revelations, Parliament has suspended the person in question with immediate effect,” a spokesperson for the legislature told AFP.

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