Comment by tonytran2015: Which spying school still teaches its trainees to carry tourist/(public transport) maps and compass ? Haha !
- The article claimed that Australia was “a veteran” when it comes to espionage
- It said China arrested Australian agents in an operation in 2018
- The allegations come days after an AFP raid on a NSW Labor MP
Beijing’s main attack dog media outlet the Global Times published an article
saying an Australian spying operation was disrupted in China two years ago.
The jingoistic tabloid posted pictures of what it claimed were items seized, which included a map of Shanghai and a compass.
It also claimed Australian spies were operating under the cover of diplomatic passports from the embassy in Beijing.
The paper said Chinese authorities arrested the Australian spies involved in the alleged operation.
The claims come amid increasing concern about China’s espionage activities
in Australia, with China warning it will take stronger measures to crack down on Australian espionage.