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What China’s warship did to Australian divers

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In recent weeks, the Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been rubbing shoulders with China’s President Xi Jinping on the world stage.

The message was that the relationship between the two countries had been stabilised. But how quickly things can change.

Australia is now in dispute with China over a maritime altercation which saw Australian Navy divers injured when a nearby warship emitted sonar pulses.

Today, foreign affairs reporter Stephen Dziedzic on how the incident unfolded and how China’s response threatens to open a new rift.

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Stephen Dziedzic, ABC foreign affairs reporter

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