‘The barbarians aren’t Chinese’: Australia’s foreign relations bill faces local backlash

//‘The barbarians aren’t Chinese’: Australia’s foreign relations bill faces local backlash

‘The barbarians aren’t Chinese’: Australia’s foreign relations bill faces local backlash

When the Australian state of Victoria signed up to participate in China’s Belt and Road Initiative in October 2018, state premier Daniel Andrews promised “more trade and more Victorian jobs and an even stronger relationship with China”.Now the state’s agreement to join Beijing’s signature infrastructure drive could face the chopping block as Canberra controversially seeks to clamp down on deals with foreign countries that it believes undermine its foreign policy.Explained: Belt and Road…

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