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Live updates: The latest on the G20 summit

Theresa May was promised Australian support as the UK adapts to Brexit as she held talks with counterpart Malcolm Turnbull at the G20 summit.

Key developments so far:

  • The Australian prime minister wants a "very strong" free trade agreement with the UK after it leaves the EU
  • Theresa May is holding Hinkley Point talks with the Chinese leader on Monday
  • Japan has issued a stark Brexit warning over the impact on Japanese firms in the UK
  • President Obama has warned US-EU trade will be Washington's priority
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Theresa May: China partnership more than Hinkley Point

Hinkley Point power station Credit: Reuters

Theresa May has said Britain and China were enjoying a "global strategic partnership" that would not be derailed by her decision on whether to back a part-Chinese funded power station at Hinkley Point.

Speaking at the G20 summit on Monday, the Prime Minister said: "I have been clear that a decision about Hinkley will be taken later this month, but our relationship with China is about more than Hinkley."

The British government's decision to delay the £18bn nuclear plan upset China, who are one of the backers of the scheme.

She added: "If you look at the investment that there has been from China in various other parts of the United Kingdom and other infrastructure and so forth in the UK, we have built a global strategic partnership with China.

"I've been clear we will be continuing that global strategic partnership with China. It is a golden era of the relations between China and the UK, and I will have an opportunity later this evening to take forward those discussions."

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