Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews with Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye. Photo: Handout Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews with Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye. Photo: Handout
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews with Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye. Photo: Handout

China’s ambassador blames Australia’s ‘economic coercion’ for breakdown in relations

  • Cheng Jingye cited Australian government’s decision to cancel infrastructure deal between Beijing and the state of Victoria among litany of ‘negative moves’
  • ‘Clinging to ideological bias as well as Cold War mentality and regarding China as a threat will lead nowhere,’ he told a group of business leaders

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews with Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye. Photo: Handout Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews with Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye. Photo: Handout
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews with Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye. Photo: Handout
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