Australia is wrong, we are friends to the Pacific says China

A Papua New Guinea government and business delegation, headed by Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, was accorded full ceremonial honours by the Chinese government on their arrival in Beijing on June 20, 2018, to sign the Belt and Road Initiative. Picture: Supplied

BEIJING, 20 JULY 2018 (SMH) – China has said Australian politicians are “wrong” to fear its investments in the Pacific, saying Pacific Islands require large amounts of capital to “take off” economically, and that its aid programme is a response to “urgent needs”. Responding to Australian government criticism that Chinese aid risked creating unsustainable debt […]

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