Japanese naval personnel pictured during a 2016 joint exercise in Sydney. Photo: Reuters Japanese naval personnel pictured during a 2016 joint exercise in Sydney. Photo: Reuters
Japanese naval personnel pictured during a 2016 joint exercise in Sydney. Photo: Reuters

China says Australia-Japan defence pact should not threaten other countries’ interests

  • Foreign ministry in Beijing signals unease over deal that will give Australian and Japanese forces access to each others’ bases
  • Agreement reached in principle after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison met his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga

Topic |   Diplomacy
Japanese naval personnel pictured during a 2016 joint exercise in Sydney. Photo: Reuters Japanese naval personnel pictured during a 2016 joint exercise in Sydney. Photo: Reuters
Japanese naval personnel pictured during a 2016 joint exercise in Sydney. Photo: Reuters
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