France's Macron: sale of European strategic infrastructure to China was an error

France's President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference on the second day of the European Union leaders' summit held to discuss Ukraine, energy, economic issues and external relations in Brussels, Belgium, October 21, 2022. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw

BRUSSELS, Oct 21 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that the European Union had to re-think its trade dialogue with China, calling for a more even playing field between the two commercial power houses.

"We have made strategic errors in the past with the sale of infrastructures to China," Macron said at the end of two-day EU summit which had EU-China ties on its agenda.

Reporting by Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by Sudip Kar-Gupta

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