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Wednesday, 24 May 1989
Page: 2543

Motion (by Senator Macklin) agreed to:

That the Senate-

(a) supports the moves made in the People's Republic of China by citizens and the Communist Party leadership for increasing democratisation in that country;

(b) recognises that freedom of the press is one of the fundamental characteristics of any country wishing to enhance its democratic institutions and status; and

(c) hopes that the citizens and leadership of the People's Republic of China can peacefully and successfully achieve their democratic goals.