Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian says China bears ‘no responsibility’ for the collapse in ties with Australia. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian says China bears ‘no responsibility’ for the collapse in ties with Australia. Photo: Reuters

China-Australia relations: Beijing blames Canberra for trade spat, citing grievances from Huawei to Taiwan

  • Beijing has dismissed Australia’s claim that the ‘ball is in its court’ to salvage relations between the two countries
  • China’s foreign ministry claims Canberra’s stance on issues ranging from Xinjiang to 5G networks is to blame for dispute

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian says China bears ‘no responsibility’ for the collapse in ties with Australia. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian says China bears ‘no responsibility’ for the collapse in ties with Australia. Photo: Reuters
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