Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was interrupted by a Chinese delegation at an intergovernmental meeting over the presence of representatives from Taiwan. Photo: Reuters

Beijing-Taipei row takes shine off blood diamond meeting in Australia

Mainland Chinese delegation’s disruption of international conference over Taiwanese presence gives fuel to Beijing’s sceptics down under – but some scholars blame meeting for an ‘insulting’ breach of protocol

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Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was interrupted by a Chinese delegation at an intergovernmental meeting over the presence of representatives from Taiwan. Photo: Reuters
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