Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the Australian government has reached out to Beijing to raise concerns over what he described as a “dangerous maneuver” between a Chinese fighter jet and an Australian surveillance plane over the South China Sea. Photo: dpa
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the Australian government has reached out to Beijing to raise concerns over what he described as a “dangerous maneuver” between a Chinese fighter jet and an Australian surveillance plane over the South China Sea. Photo: dpa
Australia

Australia-China relations: Albanese reaches out to Beijing over fighter jet encounter

  • PM raised concerns with Beijing over a ‘dangerous manoeuvre’ between a Chinese fighter jet and an Australian surveillance plane over the South China Sea
  • Last week, the Canadian military reported similar incidents to the Australian encounter, claiming Chinese jets had repeatedly buzzed their surveillance planes