China-Australia relations: Scott Morrison offers Xi Jinping ‘open invitation’ to talks after new pact with US, UK

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China-Australia relations: Scott Morrison offers Xi Jinping ‘open invitation’ to talks after new pact with US, UK

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday extended an “open invitation” for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, after announcing a series of hi-tech military purchases spurred by Beijing’s growing strength and joining a new alliance with the United States and Britain.Morrison said he remained ready to hold discussions with Xi, despite high-level talks being frozen and growing tensions between the two countries. Canberra’s decision to boost its military arsenal amid already…

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