Prime Minister Anthony Albanese gains approval from US President Joe Biden during Japan Quad summit
What Anthony Albanese Said That Led Joe Biden To Stand Up And Announce He Was A ‘Brave Man’, As New Prime Minister Reveals US Trip Where He ‘Immersed’ In The Country
- Australia’s new prime minister, Anthony Albanese, is already getting approval
- During the Quad Summit in Tokyo, the prime minister was introduced to President Joe Biden.
- Biden called Albanese a ‘brave man’ and ‘a great guy’ during their meeting
- Both leaders referred to China’s growing presence in the Pacific region.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been called a “brave man” by US President Joe Biden after telling stories of visiting the National Rifle Association and planning a fatherhood move during a trip to the states.
The pair sat down Tuesday after a meeting of Quad leaders in Tokyo, including Biden, Albanese, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
During their relaxed meeting, the two leaders discussed their strong commitment to the ANZUS alliance.
Albanese then recalled her trip to the US when she was 20 years old, where she had the opportunity to ‘immerse’ in the policies and culture of the country’s government.
Following his story, Mr. Biden suddenly stood up and pretended to leave.
“You are a brave man,” Biden said before shaking hands with the prime minister.
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Prime Minister Anthony Albanese met with US President Joe Biden during Tuesday’s Quadruple Summit in Japan
“I had a show and I wanted to see the groups’ interaction with the US government,” Albanese said.
“From the National Rifle Association to the Sierra Club to Planned Parenthood, all the kitty talk across the spectrum.”
Mr. Albanese went on to explain more about his trip and the places he visited.
“It was an opportunity to see the full diversity of the way the country operates,” he said.
‘It was an opportunity to really immerse myself. Had safety briefings in Hawaii on the way back.
During their exchange, Albanese said he had visited the US to “immerse” government interactions and Biden called the prime minister a “brave man.”
Albanese said his government is committed to the US-Australia partnership, to which Biden called the prime minister “a great guy.”
The US State Department was good enough to justify a trip to Las Vegas, too.
He then said that he was committed to the US-Australia alliance and had previously formed relationships with US politicians.
‘It was a good trip. My government is very committed to the alliance,’ he said.
“I was part of the government that brought the US Marines to Darwin under the direction of Julia Gillard. It was very important to really strengthen our relationship.
The last time I met with your vice president. I have known some of his colleagues for some time.
At an earlier news conference on Tuesday, Biden signaled a possible change in policy by confirming questions that he would militarily defend Taiwan from an invasion.
The light-hearted discussion of the ‘alliance’ followed Mr. Biden’s indication of a possible change in US policy regarding China’s relationship with Taiwan.
During a joint news conference Tuesday with Japanese President Fumio Kishida, Biden was asked: “You didn’t want to get involved militarily in the Ukraine conflict for obvious reasons.” Are you willing to get involved militarily to defend Taiwan if it comes to that?’
Biden said; ‘Yes, that is the commitment we made.’
Albanese also touched on China’s growing presence in the Pacific region while discussing his government’s change in climate policy.
Albanese also discussed China’s growing presence in the Pacific region, calling climate change a “national security issue.”
“We know that China is trying to exert more influence in the Pacific and we know that climate change is a very important issue,” he said.
“I share the view that this is a national security issue. Climate change is not just about the environment.
“This is about the shape of our economy, but also about our national security going forward.
‘Our position is very clear. We want peace and stability in the region.
“That is best achieved through proper diplomatic processes making sure we build relationships in the region and act in a positive way.”