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Australia working through 'difficult issues' with China

Mar 01, 2018 - Associated Press

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - A top Australian diplomat told a Senate committee Thursday that the bilateral relationship with China was going through "complex and difficult issues," but rejected a media report of a diplomatic deep freeze.

Frances Adamson, secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, described The Australian newspaper's headline: "Cold war: China's freeze on ties" as "just wrong."

"We're going through a period where there are some complex and difficult issue...