US, UK and Australia forge military alliance to counter China

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:00:05 GMT 10

US, UK and Australia forge military alliance to counter China


Aukus partnership will see Australia armed with nuclear-powered submarines

The US, UK and Australia are setting up a trilateral security partnership aimed at confronting China, which will include helping Australia to build nuclear-powered submarines.

The initiative, called Aukus, was announced jointly by President Joe Biden and prime ministers Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison, following US briefings which described the agreement as binding the three English-speaking countries together.

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