• Kyodo


Japan and Australia are making final arrangements to hold a meeting of their defense and foreign ministers, possibly in late November, with technological cooperation on submarines to be high on the agenda, according to a Japanese source.

At the “two-plus-two” meeting to be held in Australia, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Defense Minister Gen Nakatani will also seek to build trust with the new Australian government led by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that took power in September.

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