06 May 2021

China accuses Australia of 'Cold War mindset,' suspends economic dialogue


May 6 (UPI) -- China unilaterally suspended all activities under a bilateral economic agreement with Australia as the two countries grapple with issues related to trade and national security.The National Development and Reform Commission, Beijing's economic planning agency, said Thursday on its website that it is to "indefinitely" forgo all projects of the China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue, Xinhua reported.AdvertisementIn its statement, the Chinese commission said the "attitude" of [...]