Tony Abbott says China tensions should not prevent Taiwan joining trade pact

The former PM calls on the Australian government to urge the US to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership and backs the UK to join

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The former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott says the government should not allow a fear of inflaming tensions with China get in the way of accepting Taiwan’s bid to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.

Abbott also called on the Australian government to urge the US to “reconsider their aloofness from the TPP, which was originally their own idea”.

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