ALP focuses on China human rights violations and Palestinian statehood at national conference

ALP focuses on China human rights violations and Palestinian statehood at national conference

The Guardian

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Anthony Albanese also draws on John Curtin’s post-war recovery mantra and party thrashes out approach to free trade agreements

Labor has bolstered its foreign policy platform by condemning China’s human rights violations in the region and pledging to recognise the Palestinian state as a “priority” if the ALP forms government.

After a “robust debate” on foreign policy on the first day of the ALP national conference, party delegates also thrashed out an agreement over how it would deal with free trade agreements in opposition, killing off a push by the Electrical Trades Union to harden Labor’s stance.

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