Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne is visiting China on Wednesday, ending an unofficial ban by the Chinese on senior Australian ministers of more than six months. Photo: AP Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne is visiting China on Wednesday, ending an unofficial ban by the Chinese on senior Australian ministers of more than six months. Photo: AP
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne is visiting China on Wednesday, ending an unofficial ban by the Chinese on senior Australian ministers of more than six months. Photo: AP

Australian Foreign Minister heads to China, ending unofficial ban on visits

  • Marise Payne will meet with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi as frosty relations between the two countries thaw
  • Ties strained since Australia accused China of meddling in its domestic affairs

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne is visiting China on Wednesday, ending an unofficial ban by the Chinese on senior Australian ministers of more than six months. Photo: AP Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne is visiting China on Wednesday, ending an unofficial ban by the Chinese on senior Australian ministers of more than six months. Photo: AP
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne is visiting China on Wednesday, ending an unofficial ban by the Chinese on senior Australian ministers of more than six months. Photo: AP
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