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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Saturday he has postponed official trips to Japan and India later this month to focus on an escalating national bush fire crisis.

Speaking to reporters in Canberra, the capital, Morrison said his Japanese and Indian counterparts expressed understanding for the move and passed on their sympathies to Australians affected by the fires, according to local media.

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