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4 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

New Zealand’s differences with China on human rights are becoming “harder to reconcile”, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday, after Wellington faced criticism for failing to challenge its largest trading partner. Ardern said New Zealand had already raised “grave concerns” with China about the treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang province and spoken out about the erosion of democratic freedoms in Hong Kong.


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