China rejected a request for a senior meeting during a recent visit by Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, according to a senior diplomat. Photo: Reuters

China snubbed Australian minister during visit, says diplomat

Trade Minister Steven Ciobo wanted to see his Chinese counterpart during trip to China this month, but official says offer was rejected, amid strained ties between two nations

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China rejected a request for a senior meeting during a recent visit by Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, according to a senior diplomat. Photo: Reuters
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