New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AP
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AP
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New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says no doubt China has become ‘more assertive’ in the Pacific

  • Ardern cited a host of reasons including the economic growth of China and its middle class for Beijing’s bold geopolitical moves in the region
  • She, however, cautioned that building relationships with small Pacific nations shouldn’t become a game of one-upmanship

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AP
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AP
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