Australia-China relations: US, allies ‘acquiesced and allowed’ China’s South China Sea expansion, Australian minister says

Published Feb 07 2022 at 6:29 AM GMT
  • The US and its allies need to push back harder against China after they “acquiesced and allowed” Beijing to expand its footprint in the South China Sea over the past decade, Australia’s Defence Minister Peter Dutton said.“If we continue on that trajectory, then I think we’ll lose the next decade,” Dutton said in an interview with The Sydney Morning Herald published on Monday.
  • “And my sense is that we’re better off being honest about that.”Dutton’s comments come ahead of a planned meeting this….



  • Published Feb 7, 2022 6:29 AM GMT