Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media on September 19 following France’s decision to recall its ambassadors to Canberra and Washington. Photo: EPA Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media on September 19 following France’s decision to recall its ambassadors to Canberra and Washington. Photo: EPA
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media on September 19 following France’s decision to recall its ambassadors to Canberra and Washington. Photo: EPA

‘Not a defence alliance’: Australia looks to assuage Asean’s concerns over Aukus nuclear subs deal

  • Canberra’s envoy to the Southeast Asian bloc says the arrangement will not change Australia’s commitment to Asean-led regional infrastructure
  • His comments come after Malaysia and Indonesia laid out worries about a potential nuclear arms race, with an analyst warning of China’s response

Topic |   Aukus alliance
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media on September 19 following France’s decision to recall its ambassadors to Canberra and Washington. Photo: EPA Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media on September 19 following France’s decision to recall its ambassadors to Canberra and Washington. Photo: EPA
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media on September 19 following France’s decision to recall its ambassadors to Canberra and Washington. Photo: EPA
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