Cheng Jingye, China’s ambassador to Australia. Photo: EPA

Australia warns China against using ‘economic coercion’ to discourage coronavirus probe

  • Australia made a ‘principled call’ for an independent review of the Covid-19 outbreak first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan, foreign minister says
  • In newspaper interview, Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye says: ‘Maybe the ordinary people will say ‘Why should we drink Australian wine? Eat Australian beef?’’
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Cheng Jingye, China’s ambassador to Australia. Photo: EPA
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