Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Tuesday that a meeting of leaders of the Quad Group of Countries had expressed “strong views” on Russia.
Speaking to reporters after talks in Tokyo between leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia and before the leaders issued a statement, the newly established Australian leader said that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was “discussed and you will see the reference. Statement”.
“Russia’s unilateral, illegal, immoral attack on the Ukrainian people is a matter of rage and atrocities against innocent civilians that we cannot expect in the 21st century,” he said, quoting fellow leaders. About the Australian perspective.
“Of course there was a strong opinion at the meeting,” he said.
U.S. President Joe Biden told reporters in Tokyo that the “strategic ambiguity” of U.S. policy regarding Taiwan had not changed, adding that he was willing to use force after extending the U.S. line on the island. Protect it
Asked about Biden’s comments, Albanese said there was “no change” in Australia’s position on Taiwan.
“There should be no unilateral change in the status quo,” he said.