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WEEK IN REVIEW: Australia Has Asked for Military Talks With China

Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi (R) meeting Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. Image: David Gray / AFP

Australia has asked for military talks with China and is comfortable growing closer to the Philippines, Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles said on Sunday at the Shangri-La Dialogue security summit. (REUTERS)

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrived in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, on Tuesday for a visit widely seen as an effort to challenge Chinese influence in the Southeast Asian country. Austin is scheduled to meet with West Point-educated Prime Minister Hun Manet, along with senior military leaders. (BLOOMBERG)

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