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US calls for expansion of QUAD

 

  • US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun has called for expansion of the Quad, saying like-minded countries and groupings must join hands to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific.
  • He said the coalition can be extended to broader areas of shared interests and with other like-minded partners seeking a free and open Indo-Pacific.
  • He said Quad is a partnership driven by shared interests, not binding obligations, and is not intended to be an exclusive grouping.