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China rejects Australian accusation of foreign interference

Prime Minister Scott Morrison meets with President Xi Jinping during the G20 in Osaka, Japan in June last year. Picture: Adam Taylor Adam Taylor/PMO. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

BEIJING, Sep 16, 2020, Reuters. China will not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries, foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Wednesday, Reuters reported.

Australia formally named China in a court document lodged in early September as the foreign state under investigation by police in the nation’s first foreign interference investigation.

Wang told a news briefing on Wednesday that some in Australia are spreading rumours about China, and that this does not help with the development of bilateral relations.

Reporting by Gabriel Crossley, writing by Yew Lun Tian; Editing by Alex Richardson

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