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Butt out of our politics and we’ll get along fine: Chinese ambassador

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 20 Jul 2020

Butt out of our politics and we’ll get along fine: Chinese ambassador
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 20 Jul 2020
The strong existing relationship between New Zealand and China can continue to grow as long as NZ stays out of internal Chinese politics, says Beijing’s ambassador to NZ, Wu Xi.Addressing some 500 delegates at the annual NZ-China Business Summit in Auckland – one of the first major conferences to be held since the covid-19 lockdown – Wu made it clear that China was not interested in being lectured by other countries on its own affairs.Her speech coincides with rapidly worsening relations between China and the United States and...

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