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Scott Morrison vows to cancel state-foreign agreements if viewed to be against national interest – ABC News

Prime Minister Scott Morrison pledges to tear up state agreements with foreign governments if the Commonwealth dubs them against the national interest.

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pledged to tear up state agreements with foreign governments if the Commonwealth dubs them against the national interest.

  • More than 130 deals with 30 countries would be reviewed under the proposal
  • The Foreign Minister would have the power to terminate deals against the national interest
  • The Prime Minister denies the powers are designed to end Victoria’s Belt and Road agreement

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