Hipkins gets frank about security and China

Hipkins gets frank about security and China
Chris Hipkins describes China as our "most complex" relationship.
Pattrick Smellie
The government is preparing to release the country’s first national security strategy, prime minister Chris Hipkins announced today on the eve of his departure for a Nato summit in Lithuania.Fresh from a foreign policy and trade mission to China last week, Hipkins outlined the government’s thinking on how and why New Zealand needed to “protect our national security and advance our national interests in a more contested and difficult world”.Speaking to a large group of foreign diplomats stationed in NZ for an Institute of...

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