4th Australia-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial 2+2 consultations, September 2012 - foreignminister
Australian and Japan Foreign and Defence Ministers' Meeting in Sydney, NSW.

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Together with Foreign Minister Carr Defence Minister Stephen Smith led the Australian delegation to the Fourth Australia-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial ("2+2") consultations.

Australia’s bilateral defence and security partnership with Japan is growing in strength.  Australia’s "2+2" consultations with Japan are the first formal Foreign and Defence Ministerial consultations that Australia entered into in Asia.

Australian and Japan Foreign and Defence Ministers' Meeting in Sydney, NSW.

Mid Caption:
Together with Foreign Minister Carr Defence Minister Stephen Smith led the Australian delegation to the Fourth Australia-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial ("2+2") consultations.

Australia’s bilateral defence and security partnership with Japan is growing in strength. Australia’s "2+2" consultations with Japan are the first formal Foreign and Defence Ministerial consultations that Australia entered into in Asia.

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