[シドニー ９日 ロイター] – Australian Defense Minister Mars said on Thursday that the country’s nuclear submarines are aimed at ensuring peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific, Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean.
US President Biden held talks with Australian Prime Minister Albany Zhi and British Prime Minister Sunak in San Diego, one of the main operations centers of the US Navy, on the 13th, and announced plans to introduce nuclear submarines through the “AUKUS” security framework between the United States, Britain, and Australia We intend to discuss details.
“Although it is clear that these submarines have the ability to operate in warfare, the true purpose of this ability is to provide stability and peace to the region,” the defense minister told parliament.
As part of Orcus, Australia plans to buy up to five US Virginia-class nuclear submarines in the 2030s. Four US sources said on the 8th.
Albanyzy declined to confirm the report.
“I will comment further on specific proposals at the appropriate time, but I can confirm that the Orcus meeting will be on the 13th,” he told reporters in Ahmedabad, India.