Biden reassures Asian allies on defence commitments
Biden reassures Asian allies on defence commitments

Sydney (AFP) – US President-elect Joe Biden rang round allies in Seoul, Sydney and Tokyo Thursday, vowing to repair frayed partnerships and reaffirming mutual-defence pacts thrown in doubt by the current White House.A day after Biden’s series of “America is back” calls with European leaders, the former vice president spoke to Australia’s Scott Morrison, South Korea’s Moon Jae-in and the recently installed Japanese leader Yoshihide Suga.All three men had already congratulated Biden on his recent election victory over Donald Trump, despite the incumbent’s refusal to concede.Biden’s call with Sug…

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