Australian journalist Cheng Lei. Photo: Getty Images
Australian journalist Cheng Lei. Photo: Getty Images
Australia

Australia does not know why journalist Cheng Lei was detained in China, minister says

  • Trade minister Simon Birmingham said the Australian embassy was given consular access to the business anchor via video link on August 27
  • Tensions between Australia and China have been high this year after Canberra called for a probe into the source of the coronavirus pandemic

Australian journalist Cheng Lei. Photo: Getty Images
Australian journalist Cheng Lei. Photo: Getty Images
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