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Australia joins US boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

On December 8, 2021. Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison announced that, Australia will not send officials to February’s Winter Olympics in Beijing. Highlights With this move, Australia has joined a US diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics Games. Australia took this decision amid disagreement with China over several issues, ranging from Australia’s foreign interference laws ..

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Australia signs submarine deal with U.S., U.K.

Australia signed a submarine deal with new defence alliances, namely United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) on November 22, 2021. Key Points The deal seeks to equip Australian Navy with nuclear-powered submarines. The deal was signed by Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton with U.S. and British diplomats. This deal allows the exchange of sensitive ..

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