The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China has announced that it will revoke the agreement between the domestic state government and the Chinese side over China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative, saying that it is against national interests. It suggested the possibility of taking countermeasures.
On the 21st, the Australian government said that the government of Southeastern Victoria could revoke an agreement against national interests regarding two agreements signed with the Chinese government in order to cooperate with China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative. Announced that it will be applied and destroyed.
China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said at a press conference on the 22nd, "Australia should abandon Cold War thinking and ideological prejudice and look at cooperation between the two countries objectively and rationally. I firmly opposed it and had already made a strict offer to the Australian side. "
"Australia urges us to immediately withdraw the wrong decision and stop imposing restrictions on the normal cooperation and exchanges between the two countries for no reason, or the Chinese side will take a decisive and strong response." , Suggested the possibility of taking countermeasures depending on the future situation.
Relations between the two countries are rapidly chilling in the wake of a conflict over the investigation of the source of the new coronavirus.