Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese mentioned on Wednesday that Sydney will host the 2023 Quad Leaders’ summit on Might 24, the third in-person assembly of the leaders of Australia, america, India and Japan.
“I’m honoured to host the primary ever Quad Leaders’ Summit in Australia in Sydney,” Albanese mentioned.
“The Quad is dedicated to supporting an open, secure and affluent Indo-Pacific that’s respectful of sovereignty and ensures safety and development for all.”
Albanese mentioned the leaders will focus on how the Quad can work alongside companions and regional groupings, together with the Affiliation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Pacific Islands Discussion board, to strengthen cooperation and form the area.
India, america, Japan and Australia are members of the Quad, an off-the-cuff group that Washington has been selling to work as a possible bulwark in opposition to China’s growing political, industrial and navy exercise within the Indo-Pacific.
China sees the Quad as an try to push again in opposition to its rising affect within the Indo-Pacific.
Albanese mentioned he additionally plans to go to the US when Biden hosts the Asia-Pacific Financial Cooperation summit within the second half of the 12 months.
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