Foreign Minister Maris Payne of China Australia Dispute has said that according to him, these four agreements did not match the foreign policy of Australia and were also adverse to foreign relations.
Chinese President Xi Jinping
China Warns Australia After it Cancels Belt and Road Deals: Australia has canceled two agreements related to its ambitious ‘Belt and Road Initiative’, shocking China. On which China has threatened. China’s embassy in Australia has called it another unfair and provocative step taken against China (China Australia Relationship). The embassy has issued a statement saying that the Australian government is not showing honesty to improve China-Australia relationship. It has been said from China that such a step is not only harmful for bilateral relations, but will also end by harming itself.
A day earlier, Australia has also canceled agreements with Iran and Syria apart from China. After the introduction of the new law here, a total of four agreements have been scrapped (China Australia Dispute). Under this law, the federal government gets the power to cancel international agreements that are done at the lower administrative level and which are found against the nation. In these same agreements, two are related to the Beld & Road project of China. Which were signed in the years 2018 and 2019.
What did the foreign minister say?
Australian Foreign Minister Maris Payne has said that according to him these four agreements did not match the foreign policy of Australia and were also adverse to foreign relations. However, China has already warned of disrupting ‘successful practical cooperation’ with the state of Victoria (China Australia Economic War). Talking about this new law of Australia, it was passed in the year 2018, it is a national security law. Under which secretly interfering in domestic policies by any other country is prevented. This is the reason that China has also expressed its displeasure with this law.
When did Australia-China relationship deteriorate?
China’s relations are currently deteriorating from many countries including the US, India and the Philippines. Its relationship with Australia began to deteriorate when three years ago (in 2018) Australia banned Chinese company Khwave for 5G network. Australia was the first country to take this step, after which many other western countries did the same. Australia then demanded from the international community that China be independently investigated for the spread of the corona virus epidemic (China Australia Coal Import Ban). After which China started taking steps against Australia. He also imposed economic restrictions on the export of wine and coal to Australia.
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