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Australian official stresses importance of joint training by U.S., Japan, Australia

  • August 27, 2020
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Sankei ran an interview with Sonja Halloran, the defense attaché at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo, during which she expressed “strong opposition” to China’s militarization of the South China Sea. Halloran reportedly emphasized the importance of increasing bilateral and trilateral training drills involving Japan, Australia, and the U.S. to increase their presence in the region and to push back against China’s rapid arms buildup.

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