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Election campaign in Australia: a clear stance against Beijing

Die beiden Kandidaten Albanese und Morrison schütteln einander die Hände und gucken in die Kamera.
Dispute over the right way to deal with China: Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison (right) and his opponent Anthony Albanese before their third TV debate.

When he became Prime Minister in 2019, Scott Morrison was a foreign policy newcomer. And he was immediately faced with unprecedented challenges – a confident China, for example, and the growing rivalry between the rising People’s Republic and the United States. Now, Morrison warns that this is not the time to put power in the hands of an inexperienced candidate – namely his opponent from the Labor Party, Anthony Albanese.

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