Wang Xining calling on Canberra to take unspecific “concrete actions” to repair ties. Photo: EPA-EFE Wang Xining calling on Canberra to take unspecific “concrete actions” to repair ties. Photo: EPA-EFE
Wang Xining calling on Canberra to take unspecific “concrete actions” to repair ties. Photo: EPA-EFE

Senior Chinese diplomat blames Australian media for negative spin on Beijing’s grievances

  • Deputy head of mission Wang Xining says 14-point list of issues a ‘media interpretation’ that has been oversimplified as a series of demands
  • He also suggests PM Scott Morrison overreacted to image of Australian soldier holding knife to Afghan child, calling it an ‘artwork by a normal young artist’

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Wang Xining calling on Canberra to take unspecific “concrete actions” to repair ties. Photo: EPA-EFE Wang Xining calling on Canberra to take unspecific “concrete actions” to repair ties. Photo: EPA-EFE
Wang Xining calling on Canberra to take unspecific “concrete actions” to repair ties. Photo: EPA-EFE
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