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‘A tribally conservative leader’: Australia awaits next Japanese PM – Sydney Morning Herald

The Morrison government privately hopes Shinzo Abe’s successor doesn’t soften its stance on key security alliances and lean more towards China.



Abe and Turnbull also led the charge to revive the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership after US President Donald Trump pulled out of the trade deal.
Japan’s then-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Fumio Kishida in 2015 at the opening of talks between Japan’s and Australia’s Foreign and Defence ministers in Sydney.Credit:AP
A senior figure in the Morrison government said it was not concerned about the next Japanese prime minister immediately junking the country’s foreign policies, but Abe had provide…

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