Prime Minister Suga and Australian Prime Minister Morrison met over the phone to share serious concerns about unilateral attempts to change the status quo with China in mind, including the United States and India to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific. We agreed to promote cooperation among the four countries.
The telephone talk was offered by the Australian side and was held for about 40 minutes on the afternoon of the 25th of Japan time.
In this context, the two leaders will share serious concerns about unilateral attempts to change the status quo in the East China Sea and South China Sea, and the human rights situation surrounding Hong Kong and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, with China in mind, and will continue to work closely together. I confirmed.
On that basis, they agreed to steadily promote cooperation among the four countries, including the United States and India, toward the realization of a free and open Indo-Pacific.
In addition, the two leaders confirmed that they would work together to improve the situation in Myanmar, where a military coup d'etat occurred, and Prime Minister Morrison evaluated the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as "preparations are proceeding smoothly." The Prime Minister thanked him.