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Malcolm Turnbull and Shinzo Abe to discuss Australia-Japan military deal amid China concerns

Malcolm Turnbull and Shinzo Abe to discuss Australia-Japan military deal amid China concerns

Malcolm Turnbull and Shinzo Abe to discuss Australia-Japan military deal amid China concerns By political reporter Caitlyn Gribbin and defence reporter Andrew Greene Updated January 13, 2018 12:52:22 Photo: Malcolm Turnbull will meet Shinzo Abe to discuss a defence agreement. (AAP: David Moir) Related Story: India to block Australia from naval exercise amid concerns it could inflame China tensions Map: Japan Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will visit a military base near Tokyo next week, as he discusses the likelihood of Japanese troops conducting training exercises in Australia. Mr Turnbull will meet his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, where the pair will discuss the “potential to collaborate further”, namely through the security pact. The nations are working towards a defence agreement as China’s activity rises in the Indo-Pacific and North Korea builds up its …

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