Beijing, September 9
Australian brokers in June raided the properties of 4 journalists working for the Chinese state media and seized their electronics, citing doable violations of Australia’s anti-foreign interference regulation, China’s overseas ministry stated on Wednesday.
There have been no earlier studies in regards to the alleged Australian actions. The accusation by ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian got here in the future after the final two Australian journalists working for Australian media left China amid concern of detention and the Chinese overseas ministry introduced Australian citizen Cheng Lei, a Chinese state media journalist, had been detained on suspicion of nationwide safety crimes.
There was no rapid Australian authorities touch upon the allegation. Zhao stated the 4 Chinese journalists have since returned to China and denied any reference to the flight of the 2 Australian journalists.
Both international locations’ relations are beneath heavy pressure. — AP