Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: Bloomberg

Australia’s Scott Morrison backs revived Quad grouping with US, Japan and India as counter to China

  • Scott Morrison said the grouping, which includes Australia, Japan, India and the US, is ‘a key forum for exchanging views on challenges facing the region’
  • Australia and the US have been concerned China may be looking to establish a base in the South Pacific that would extend its military reach toward the Americas
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: Bloomberg
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, left, shake hands with US President Donald Trump at the White House. Photo: AFP

Australian PM denies being pressured by Trump over Russian interference probe

  • Scott Morrison said Australia had already committed to helping the US Justice Department and he could not recall ‘favour’ being used during the call
  • It was reported earlier that Trump had asked Morrison to help probe the origins of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in 2016
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, left, shake hands with US President Donald Trump at the White House. Photo: AFP
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