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Joint Press Statement on the visit to Japan by Australian Prime Minister Turnbull

January 18, 2018

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe visited Tokyo on 18th January 2018. During the visit the two prime minsters agreed 'to bolster cooperation to ensure a “free, open, stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific region” built on a “rule-based order,” effectively endorsing Japan's strategy to keep growing military power in check in the region'. Melanie was honoured to attend events associated with this visit.


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