An Australian MP said the country’s sovereignty and freedoms could be threatened by China. Photo: Alamy

Beijing condemns Australian MP for drawing parallel between China’s influence and rise of Nazi Germany before WW2

  • Andrew Hastie warned Australia should not underestimate ‘authoritarian neighbour’, invoking parallels with the French before World War Two
  • The Chinese embassy in Australia said Hastie had revealed ‘his Cold-War mentality and ideological bias’
Topic |   China-Australia relations

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An Australian MP said the country’s sovereignty and freedoms could be threatened by China. Photo: Alamy
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