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CHARLES FINNY: Disagreeing with China is vital - and OK

Charles Finny
Sat, 01 Aug 2020

CHARLES FINNY: Disagreeing with China is vital - and OK
Charles Finny
Sat, 01 Aug 2020
The New Zealand government’s decision to join Australia, Canada, and the UK in suspending the extradition treaty with Hong Kong because of the passage of the extension of China’s new security law to Hong Kong has drawn an immediate criticism from the Chinese government.  Many are expecting China to retaliate by suspending extraditions to New Zealand from Hong Kong. But will China see this as such an unfriendly act that retaliation might extend into the trade relationship?Consistent approachI would be surprised if this does lead...

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