The Australian Prime Minister speaking with media in Canberra says the Chinese government should be utterly ashamed.
He is referring to this photoshopped image from a Chinese government official (a low-level minion albeit), Lijian Zhao, Spokesman & DDG, Information Department, Foreign Ministry, China.
WARNING - pic is disturbing and graphic.
Says Australia is seeking an apology from China's government
- Says the tweet is an outrageous and disgusting slur
- is urging Twitter to take down the image
China-Australia relations dropping to a new low.
Zhao is referencing the official war crimes inquiry in Australia that has found some soldiers in Afghanistan murdered Afghanis.