Australia’s former foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for ‘quiet diplomacy’ with China regarding an inquiry into the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters Australia’s former foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for ‘quiet diplomacy’ with China regarding an inquiry into the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Australia’s former foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for ‘quiet diplomacy’ with China regarding an inquiry into the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters

Avoid blame game with China on coronavirus probe, say Australian former foreign ministers

  • Former top diplomats Julie Bishop and Gareth Evans say Australia’s public push for a legal inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic is likely to fail
  • Instead, the country should be employing ‘quiet diplomacy’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Australia’s former foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for ‘quiet diplomacy’ with China regarding an inquiry into the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters Australia’s former foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for ‘quiet diplomacy’ with China regarding an inquiry into the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Australia’s former foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for ‘quiet diplomacy’ with China regarding an inquiry into the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
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