Reports of Chinese influence on Australia ‘hysterical paranoia’, People’s Daily says | Australia news | The Guardian

People’s Daily said China had no intention of interfering in Australian politics or using financial contributions to curry influence.

China is Australia’s largest trading partner.

The two countries had no historical enmity or conflicts over each others’ basic interests and could absolutely forge good relations, it said.

China “urges the Australian government and media to cast aside political prejudice and bigotry and stick to the principle of using the facts in handling issues of relations with China”.

People’s Daily said China had no intention of interfering in Australian politics or using financial contributions to curry influence.

China is Australia’s largest trading partner.

The two countries had no historical enmity or conflicts over each others’ basic interests and could absolutely forge good relations, it said.

China “urges the Australian government and media to cast aside political prejudice and bigotry and stick to the principle of using the facts in handling issues of relations with China”. Reports of Chinese influence on Australia ‘hysterical paranoia’, People’s Daily says | Australia news | The Guardian

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