China summons Australia's ambassador in growing political meddling row

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Rift between countries part of a wider global controversy surrounding Beijing’s alleged attempts to manipulate politics

China has reportedly summoned Australia’s ambassador for a pre-Christmas dressing down as the diplomatic ruckus over claims of Beijing’s alleged meddling in Australian politics intensifies.

Jan Adams, a former trade official who has been Australia’s representative in Beijing since 2016, was called into the foreign ministry last Friday after the introduction of new laws designed to combat foreign interference.

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