EU: Populism is a 'dangerous' trend in Europe and U.S.

By Updated at 2016-07-11 07:36:37 +0000


Beijing — European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said the debate in the United States was personified by Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump and included criticism of globalization and trade.

She said on Monday in Beijin that populism in Europe, the United States and elsewhere is a dangerous thing, and if populist politicians come to power it would be a recipe for isolation and failure.

(Reporting by Megha Rajagopalan; Writing by John Ruwitch; Editing by Ryan Woo)