Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (right) with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese during their meeting in Tokyo. File photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (right) with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese during their meeting in Tokyo. File photo: AP
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Japan, Australia eye new security deal amid China’s military build-up

  • Prime Ministers Fumio Kishida and Anthony Albanese are expected to sign the agreement when they meet this weekend in Perth
  • The pact would be more ‘ambitious’ than the 2007 version, which had focused primarily on the threat of terrorism

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (right) with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese during their meeting in Tokyo. File photo: AP
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (right) with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese during their meeting in Tokyo. File photo: AP
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