When Switzerland was the location of choice for Chinese espionage

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Switzerland established diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China as early as 1950. Photo of a scene at the Comptoir Suisse trade fair in 1958, where China was the guest country. Keystone / Joe Widmer Talk of spying by the Chinese over North America may be dominating current news headlines – yet in the 1960s it was Switzerland that stood at the centre of a global Chinese espionage network. This content was published on February 21, 2023 - 09:00 Ariane Knüsel Half a century ago, the world’s newspapers had choice words for the scandal enveloping the Alpine nation. Headlines...