Former New Zealand PM Jenny Shipley distances herself from controversial op-ed in Chinese state media
Former New Zealand prime minister Jenny Shipley has distanced herself from a controversial op-ed published in China’s People’s Daily, saying the state-run newspaper constructed it from an interview she did during a visit to China last December.Published on Monday, the piece – which ran using Shipley’s byline – commended China’s economic growth and international engagement, including President Xi Jinping’s international trade strategy, known as the “Belt and Road Initiative”. “We should learn to…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Former New Zealand PM Jenny Shipley distances herself from controversial op-ed in Chinese state media, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Wednesday, 20 February
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