Quote of the day 28th January 2021

“We feared a Singapore-on-Thames; these ideas are turning us into Cuba-on-the-Seine.”

(A European diplomat wondering this week how the EU could credibly respond to protectionism by, say, India if it used export controls itself as a first resort in a scrap over vaccines. 

As quoted in The Economist in an article on COVID vaccine delays which you can read here if you either register with them to read a number of free articles or subscribe.)


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