The white paper reiterated the country's support for the US over China © 123RF
The white paper reiterated the country's support for the US over China © 123RF

Australia seeks closer trade ties with Indo-Pacific and US

27 November 2017

Australia will seek to work more closely with major democracies in the Indo-Pacific region and has called for a greater US role to provide a balance to China’s increasing power.

In the country’s first Foreign Policy White Paper in 14 years, published last week, the federal government outlined its international relations strategy blueprint.

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