Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong is leading a delegation to the United Nations (U.N.) 77th General Assembly as the Albanese government continues to push forward its strong focus on diplomacy in the international community.
Wong, who is scheduled to deliver Australia’s national statement on Friday, is expected to outline the country’s commitment to strengthening the global rules-based order.
In a media statement released on Sept. 19, the government said it considers ensuring the strength and effectiveness of the U.N. as vital to Australia’s interests, especially given the threats the United Nations Charter faces today.
“It’s in Australia’s national interest to ensure a world where countries operate by agreed rules and norms, and where outcomes aren’t decided by power and size alone,” Wong said….
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