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EU foreign policy chief appalled by George Floyd's death

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EU foreign policy chief appalled by George Floyd's death

EU foreign policy chief appalled by George Floyd's death

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the bloc was “shocked and appalled” by the death of George Floyd in the US.

Floyd, a handcuffed black man, died last week after he was pinned to the pavement by a white police officer in Minneapolis who put his knee on his neck for over eight minutes whilst he complained of not being able to breath.

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