by Associated Press May 30 at 11:48 PM
CANBERRA, Australia – An Australian official says that China uses a different tone in private conversations than it did in a recent statement public that demanded that Australia take Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Frances Adamson, was questioned by a committee of the Senate on Thursday on widely different accounts that the foreign ministers of Australia and China announced their bilateral meeting to margin of a ministerial conference of the Group of 20 in Argentina last week.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop described her meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi as "very warm, sincere and constructive." Wang issued a statement in brief terms.
Australia has been declining media reports of diplomatic interruptions about Chinese anger towards Australian policies.
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