Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd. Photo: Bloomberg
Pacific nations don’t need West’s ‘lectures’ about China ties, Kevin Rudd says
  • Some Western nations have criticised the Solomon Islands-China pact, claiming the move will lead to Beijing bolstering its military presence in the region
  • Kevin Rudd said the West must offer better and more development-friendly proposals to Pacific Island nations, rather than a ‘stern moral lecture’
27 May 2022 - 3:07PM