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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected the possibility of meeting with China’s ambassador Xiao Qian, a move he said would be a sign of “weakness.” Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Morrison described his decision as “an entirely proportional response” after Beijing “completely blocked any minister-to-minister dialogue.” “That would be a demonstration of weakness and I can assure you as prime minister, that’s the last message I’d ever send to China.” “[Until] that block is removed by China, well, I think Australians would see it as very inappropriate for me to engage in that dialogue with an ambassador.” His comment comes on the back of the Chinese communist regime coining a military pact with the Solomon Islands, allowing Chinese security and naval deployments to the nation, which is within 1,700 kilometres (1,050 miles) of Australia’s northern city of Cairns. The Solomon Islands government on Friday defended the proposal as a “needed” …