Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong speaks to the media after arriving in Papua New Guinea’s Port Moresby this week. Photo: AFP
Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong speaks to the media after arriving in Papua New Guinea’s Port Moresby this week. Photo: AFP

After China-Solomons pact, Papua New Guinea says it wants a security treaty with Australia

  • The foreign ministers of Australia and Papua New Guinea confirmed on Wednesday that discussions were under way on a security treaty between the two
  • Australia’s Richard Marles said PNG had proposed the pact amid rising tensions after China struck a similar treaty with Solomon Islands

Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong speaks to the media after arriving in Papua New Guinea’s Port Moresby this week. Photo: AFP
Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong speaks to the media after arriving in Papua New Guinea’s Port Moresby this week. Photo: AFP
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