Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese unite in accusing Chinese military of an 'act of intimidation'

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated March 16 2022 - 4:53am, first published February 19 2022 - 11:30pm
An RAAF reconnaissance photo of a People's Liberation Army-Navy Luyang-class guided missile destroyer involved in the laser incident with an RAAF P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. Picture: Supplied

Amid concerns about the continuing politicisation of national security over China, the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader have united in condemning an "act of intimidation" from a Chinese warship which shined a military-grade laser towards an RAAF P-8A Poseidon aircraft just north of Australia.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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