Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken address a news conference in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken address a news conference in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Australia says more US troops to come, work on missile development after nuclear sub deal

  • Defence Minister Peter Dutton said Australia was willing to see more US Marines in a decade-old rotation through the northern city of Darwin
  • Australian PM brushed aside China’s anger over the AUKUS defence alliance, saying Canberra is ‘very aware’ of Beijing’s nuclear submarine capabilities

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken address a news conference in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken address a news conference in Washington on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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