British defence minister Gavin Williamson had said the HMS Queen Elizabeth’s first mission would include work in the Pacific. Photo: AP

China says British Chancellor Philip Hammond is welcome to visit, after fears over warship comment

  • Beijing’s openness to a visit follows suggestion that combative remarks by British minister Gavin Williamson had soured relations
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British defence minister Gavin Williamson had said the HMS Queen Elizabeth’s first mission would include work in the Pacific. Photo: AP
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