Marles said that this visit is significant as it's the first high level foreign trip from Australia after a new government under Prime Minister Anthony Albanese was formed in May.
US Army's Pacific Commanding General said the ''destabilising and corrosive" behaviour of the Chinese Community Party in the Indo-Pacific region is simply not helpful.
Ironically, China is the biggest trade partner of all the four Quad countries. This creates tensions between the security and economic interests of all the four vis-à-vis China.
Quad leaders reiterated their resolve to maintain peace and stability in the region. “Today, we look ahead to the work we’re yet to do.
Speaking at the launch ceremony, PM Narendra Modi said that the announcement of IPEF is a declaration of a collective desire to make the Indo-Pacific region an engine of global economic growth.
The MEA said that the IPEF seeks to strengthen economic partnership amongst participating countries with the objective of enhancing resilience, sustainability and inclusiveness.
Biden and Kishida were joined by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi while representatives from the other countries appeared by video to help launch the pact.
The US "Indo-Pacific Strategy" is bound to be a failed strategy, Wang said in the comments posted by the Chinese Foreign Ministry on its website.
White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan confirmed that Taiwan isn't among the governments signed up for the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.
Modi said during his visit he will also hold a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden, where they will discuss further consolidation of the multi-faceted bilateral relations.
The Defence Minister was addressing personnel of the Indian Navy and the Mazgaon Dockyard Limited in Mumbai during the launch of two indigenous Indian Navy frontline warships
She noted that the US-India relationship is in for very good times and this is only going to strengthen the global order.
Rajnath Singh visits USINDOPACOM HQ, reaffirms commitment to work together for open, inclusive Indo-Pacific
The USINDOPACOM and Indian military have wide-ranging engagements, including a number of military exercises, training events and exchanges.
Singh is in the Hawaiian capital for a brief visit to the Headquarters of the United States Indo-Pacific Command.
On his arrival from Washington, DC, Singh was received by Commander, US INDOPACOM Admiral John Aquilino.