If the Australian military interferes with Beijing’s ties with Taiwan, it should be prepared to “sacrifice” its troops for an imminent retaliatory strike, said the editor-in-chief of China’s state-affiliated Global Times.
Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton swore off To “Support America in Action if America Decides to Take That Action” China against Taiwan, prompted Global Times editor Hu Zijin to shoot back on social media on Sunday.
“If Australian troops come to fight in the Taiwan Straits, it is unimaginable that China will not attack them and the Australian military facilities that support them,” he said. warning Zijin.
So it would be better if Australia was ready to make sacrifices for the island of Taiwan and the US
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government has become increasingly hostile to China and has repeatedly referred to conflict and war. The Morrison government has also increased Australia’s cooperation with the United States, damaging its previously good relations with China – a foreign policy shift that has been criticized by former Australian prime ministers Paul Keating, Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull. .
Last week, Keating warned that Australia “must not engage in a military engagement on Taiwan, sponsored by the US or otherwise,” pointing out that was taiwan “Not a significant Australian interest.”
Keating also accused Australia’s foreign policy of being influenced by “Scary” in intelligence agencies and a comparison of Morrison’s controversial AUKUS deal with the US and UK to acquire nuclear-powered submarines “Throwing a handful of toothpicks at the mountain.”
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