Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop at her request in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 21 on the sidelines of the G20 foreign ministers' meeting. Photo: Xinhua

Australia should take pragmatic approach

Canberra finds itself increasingly conflicted in trying to balance economic relations with China and security ties with the United States. It could do worse than return to a national interest-based approach in which differences with Beijing are set aside in favour of working on things they can agree on

Topic |   China-Australia relations

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Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop at her request in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on May 21 on the sidelines of the G20 foreign ministers' meeting. Photo: Xinhua
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