Anthony Albanese has stated the Pacific Islands Discussion board was a “very profitable assembly”.
Talking from Fiji, Albanese stated Australia’s new stance on local weather change was “notably properly obtained”, and that each one nations backed Australia’s bid to host the UN Local weather Change Convention in 2024.
He stated the door is open for Kiribati, which left the discussion board on the eve of this week’s assembly, to rejoin.
Albanese additionally spoke about Australia’s relationship with the Solomon Islands after the island nation signed a safety cope with China earlier this yr.
“I had a superb one-on-one assembly with Prime Minister Sogovare yesterday afternoon.
After which I sat subsequent to him at dinner and we talked once more as we speak,” he stated.
“What we have to do is ensure that regional safety points are taken care of by our regional safety companions.”