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U.S., Japan, Australia to finance installation of undersea cable to Palau 

  • October 28, 2020
  • , Nikkei
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Nikkei wrote that the GOJ has decided to finance the installation of a fiber-optic cable to the Pacific island nation of Palau in cooperation with the United States and Australia, speculating that the project is aimed at strengthening the three nations’ initiative in supporting the infrastructure development of Pacific island nations with China’s growing economic influence in the region in mind. Foreign Minister Motegi, Secretary of State Pompeo, and Australian Foreign Minister Payne are expected to announce the plan in a video message to an international forum to be held in Vietnam today. 

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