June 08, 2022

Australia's Pledge on Climate Change Action in the Pacific

Australia's Foreign Minister has pledged Australia's commitment to taking stronger action on climate after meeting with Samoa's Prime Minister in Apia.

Penny Wong's stop in Samoa is the second Pacific country she has visited after Fiji since being sworn in less than two weeks ago.

She said the new Australian government was elected with a mandate to be committed to climate change and it understands how important the issue is to Samoa and all Pacific nations.

"We are called on to do so now more than ever," she said.

Read more at Radio New Zealand International

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