Australia, ASEAN future interlinked, says Australian foreign minister

28/6/2022 5:21:00 PM

Australia, ASEAN future interlinked, says Australian foreign minister - Bernama

Australia, ASEAN future interlinked, says Australian foreign minister - Bernama

PUTRAJAYA (June 28): Southeast Asia will remain an important region to Australia says Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong, who also emphasized on the new Australian government’s commitment to ASEAN centrality.Wong, who is currently on a three-day official visit to Malaysia, said on Tuesday (June 28) that Australia's future is interlinked with both ASEAN and Southeast Asia's future.“We share the same future because we share the same region, and that is how we will approach relationships and many of the challenges we face,” she

PUTRAJAYA (June 28): Southeast Asia will remain an important region to Australia says Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong, who also emphasized on the new Australian government’s commitment to ASEAN centrality.Wong, who is currently on a three-day official visit to Malaysia, said on Tuesday (June 28) that Australia's future is interlinked with both ASEAN and Southeast Asia's future.

“We share the same future because we share the same region, and that is how we will approach relationships and many of the challenges we face,” she said.“The Australian Government remains committed to ASEAN Centrality and we see ASEAN as the centre of a stable, peaceful, and prosperous region in which sovereignty is respected,” she told a joint news conference with Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah, after a bilateral meeting at the latter’s office here.

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