NZ, Australian foreign ministers discuss Asia, Middle East issues
Wellington: The foreign ministers of New Zealand and Australia met in New Zealand yesterday for discussions on a range of foreign policy issues. New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully and Australian counterpart Julie Bishop met for the second of their twice-yearly Foreign Ministers Consultations.
“Our talks will focus on bilateral issues ahead of the annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders Meeting early next year, as well as our ongoing work together in the Pacific,” Mr McCully said in a statement.
“We will also discuss our shared interests in Asia and the Middle East, and New Zealand’s continuing work on global security issues at UN Security Council,” Mr McCully said. Xinhua