Australia says committed to Southeast Asia’s stability, allays fears over Aukus nuclear submarines


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Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong on Tuesday reiterated the Albanese administration’s commitment to uphold stability and prosperity in Southeast Asia as she paid her first official visit to Malaysia . Wong, who wrapped up the last leg of a tour of the region, said Austr alia and Southeast Asia’s future are intertwined. “We share the same future because we share the same region,” she said at a joint news conference with her Malaysian counterpart, Saifuddin Abdullah. Echoing her commitment in Vietnam on Monday that “size and power” are not ways to settle disputes, Wong also said Australia stands by its...