Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison took it upon himself to push forward with a coordinating role for an independent international inquiry into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison took it upon himself to push forward with a coordinating role for an independent international inquiry into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison took it upon himself to push forward with a coordinating role for an independent international inquiry into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA
Tony Walker
Opinion

Opinion

Tony Walker

Australia has dug itself into a hole in its relationship with China. It’s time to find a way out

  • Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison unwisely intervened in the debate about China’s responsibility for the coronavirus pandemic
  • It did not take long for Beijing to exact crude penalties. Morrison could do worse than reset a clear policy towards China that defines Australia’s own interests

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison took it upon himself to push forward with a coordinating role for an independent international inquiry into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison took it upon himself to push forward with a coordinating role for an independent international inquiry into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison took it upon himself to push forward with a coordinating role for an independent international inquiry into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: DPA
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