Leaders of the Quad, comprising of Australia, India, Japan and the US, met in Tokyo for an in-person summit on Tuesday. The nations announced a new maritime initiative, the Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness, spanning the Pacific Islands, Southeast Asia, and the Indian Ocean region.
New Australian PM Anthony Albanese said his goals were aligned with the priorities of the Quad grouping of countries, telling the leaders of the US, India and Japan that he wanted to also discuss climate change.
The increased coordination between members of the Quad is ensuring peace, prosperity and stability in the Indo-Pacific, and the grouping has a constructive agenda that strengthens its image as a “force for good”, PM Modi said.
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Chloe Bouras Anthony Albanese tells the Quad summit ”the new Australian Government’s priorities align with the Quad agenda—taking action on climate change and building a stronger and more resilient Indo-Pacific region”.
Geeta Mohan The Quad Fellowship Quad Fellowship, which will sponsor 100 American, Australian, Indian, and Japanese students to study in the United States each year for graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.