- China's ambassador to Australia dismisses concerns over war between the two countries as unrealistic.
- Australian and Chinese defense officials met for talks in Canberra, exchanging views on regional security issues.
- Recent warming in diplomatic ties between the two countries, despite opposition to the Aukus agreement.
- Trade sanctions on Australian exports have been eased and high-level government officials have met.
China’s Australia Ambassador Says Threat of War Not ‘Realistic’
China's ambassador to Australia has dismissed concerns over the two countries going to war as unrealistic, as defense officials from both countries met for talks in Canberra.