Australia strengthens defense cooperation with the EU

Australia strengthens defense cooperation with European partners

In a statement, Minister Marles affirmed that the Australia-UK relationship is a historic and mutually beneficial relationship, reflected in the continued commitment of the two sides to the Australia-UK-US Security Treaty (AUKUS).

Australia’s defence minister is expected to hold talks with his French, German and British counterparts during a trip australia sees as an opportunity to show its commitment to strengthening defence ties with Europe.

On August 28, Australian Defence Minister Richard Marles said he would work to deepen defence ties with France, Germany and Britain through a visit to the countries next week.