Xiao Qian warns AUKUS pact a 'bad idea', nuclear subs 'even worse'

Sarah Basford Canales
Updated January 11 2023 - 6:55am, first published January 10 2023 - 7:30pm

China's ambassador to Australia has come out swinging against the AUKUS agreement, saying the pact "targets" China as a threat and is a "bad idea".

Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Politics and public sector reporter

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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