'I didn't see that': Albanese questioned after Cheng Lei blocked by Chinese officials

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been questioned about the moment Sky News host Cheng Lei was blocked from the view of cameras by Chinese officials at an important media event.

Formerly detained journalist Cheng Lei has spoken out after her view of a document signing and press conference with Chinese Premier Li Qiang in Canberra was obstructed by Chinese officials on Monday.

'i didn't see that': albanese questioned after cheng lei blocked by chinese officials

'I didn't see that': Albanese questioned after Cheng Lei blocked by Chinese officials

A Chinese embassy official stood in front of Cheng Lei, who was sitting in an area assigned for media representatives.

Mr Albanese was questioned about the moment on Monday by The Daily Telegraph’s Clare Armstrong.

“I didn’t see that,” Mr Albanese replied.

“I saw Cheng Lei and we smiled at each other.”

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