Cancellation of agreement: Tensions in Sino-Australian relations
Australia’s cancellation of development projects with China has raised tensions in trade and diplomatic relations between the two countries.
According to foreign media, Australian Foreign Minister Mars Pine has announced the termination of belt and road projects with the state of Victoria and China, saying that these agreements are contrary to Australian foreign policy.
It should be noted that these agreements were reached between China and Australia in October 2018, with the aim of building economic corridors in Asian and European countries.
The Australian Foreign Minister said that not only this plan but also the agreements made by the state of Victoria with Iran and Syria would be canceled as these agreements are against Australian foreign policy but the cancellation of these agreements is not aimed at fighting China.
On the other hand, a statement issued by the Chinese embassy in Australia termed the move as provocative and said that the Australian government was not sincere in improving relations with China, which is why Australia once again turned against China without any reason. Has taken a provocative step