Australia says military collaboration with Japan is not about creating ‘Jaukus’

Australia, UK and US say they want to support regional stability and security but China ‘gravely concerned’

Aukus partners are set to collaborate with Japan on military technology but they are not creating “Jaukus”, Australian leaders say.

In a joint statement released on Tuesday, the Aukus triumvirate of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States confirmed it was considering teaming up with Japan for the second stage of the Aukus strategy.

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